A story about e-Stewards’ approach to e-plastics exports drew readers’ clicks last month. | Courtesy of Basel Action Network (BAN)

A couple of high-profile acquisitions – Iron Mountain’s purchase of Regency Technologies and Closed Loop Partners’ acquisition of Sage Sustainable Electronics – landed on our list of the most-read stories in November.

The list below shows our top stories published in November in terms of unique page views.

1 | Iron Mountain to buy Regency in mega ITAD deal

Data management giant Iron Mountain will acquire electronics reuse and recycling company Regency Technologies for $200 million.

2 | BAN puts industry on notice over e-plastics

Exports watchdog Basel Action Network is barking. The group says U.S. e-scrap companies are illegally exporting e-plastics to Malaysia, and it has issued a warning.

3 | EPA to label PV panels, lithium-ions as universal waste

In response to electric power industry requests, the EPA is looking to classify solar panels as universal waste. The agency is also working to create a category of universal waste specifically for lithium-ion batteries.

4 Investment firm acquires majority of Sage

A circular economy-focused investment firm is putting more dollars into the electronics reuse and recycling industry, this time acquiring a majority stake in Sage Sustainable Electronics.

5 | Iron Mountain, others dish up insights in earnings reports

Iron Mountain says used electronics pricing was relatively steady during the third quarter, flattening out revenues for the company’s asset lifecycle segment. But Envela Corporation found decreased volumes of incoming electronics and solar panels hurt results at its ITAD and e-scrap companies.