Cargo container ship at port.


Readers last month were drawn to an op-ed co-written by BAN and SERI – marking the first time those organizations have jointly authored an opinion – as well as stories about ITAD giant Sims, e-scrap collection statistics and the E-Reuse Conference changing hands.

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

Leaders of the R2 and e-Stewards certification standards present a joint opinion on the importance of industry compliance with new global trade rules regulating exports of plastics recovered from electronics.

Looking to automate its demanufacturing process, Sims Lifecycle Services has installed robotic disassembly equipment at its data center decommissioning operations.

Global ITAD firm Sims Lifecycle Services repurposed 700,000 more devices in the first half of its 2024 fiscal year compared with the prior-year period, representing the third year in a row of significant growth in device volume.

The weight of devices collected in Washington state’s e-scrap program dropped again in 2023, reaching a new low in the program’s 15th year as the portion of lighter-weight devices in the stream continues to grow.

A long-running electronics reuse conference is under new ownership by a nonprofit certification organization and has a new name, reflecting a goal to focus on a broader concept of “sustainability” in device management.