If your business is facing repeated pick-up failures and other e-waste management challenges, a new solution could help.
Too many cooks in the kitchen…it’s destined to get messy. The same goes for electronics recycling. It’s difficult to manage and navigate reporting, brand protection, and environmental compliance when you’re dealing with multiple, if not dozens or more, electronic recycling companies.Read More
DEALING WITH TOO MANY E-RECYCLERS? A LARGE OEM TOOK THESE STEPS TO IMPROVE E-WASTE MANAGEMENT [a case study]
With e-waste management challenges stacking up, this global provider of home internet connectivity solutions knew action was needed.
A global operation is by its sheer size always challenging to manage. Hundreds of sites in different countries — all of different sizes and designed for different purposes — demand an organization in control of every piece of the puzzle.Read More
Organizations are getting better at recycling but as these e-waste statistics show, there’s a lot of room for improvement
If you need proof your company can play an important role in improving the global environment while raising its sustainability profile, just look at the e-waste statistics.Read More
A number of products are frequent targets of counterfeit schemes. Don’t let them take advantage of your business.
When you work in electronics authenticity testing, you realize there’s a lot of ingenuity out there, only all too often it’s used for insidious purposes. The black market for counterfeit electronics is big business. Trade in counterfeit and counterfeit goods now stands at 3.3% of global trade, according to OECD. And the electronics industry is the fourth hardest hit by counterfeit schemes, just after footwear, clothing, and leather goods.Read More
Industry certifications are only a starting point. Company culture ultimately determines whether it’s a good match.
High employee turnover, low-level commitment, disorganized operations. If your electronics recycler suffers from any of the above, your organization is bound to suffer too. When searching for a partner to take on your retired electronics, don’t overlook the role of company culture.Read More
Corporate e-waste is the inevitable reality of modern business. But by getting the disposition right, you can make it part of your green pitch.
We generate more electronic waste today than ever before in history. Data centers, IoT technology, smartphones, ventilation equipment, GPS systems — the list is endless and growing. The Americas alone produced 13.1 metric tonnes (Mt) of e-waste in 2019. In just four years, the global e-waste management market is projected to hit $40 billion.Read More
If a quote seems too good to be true, it probably is. When selecting an ITAD partner, other factors matter more.
Conveniently located and affordable — what more can you ask for when selecting an ITAD partner for your business? A lot, actually. Companies that primarily use cost and location to decide who should handle their retired electronic assets take significant risks.Read More
Increasingly sophisticated schemes require authenticity testing to keep fake parts out and protect your business reputation
Counterfeit parts are now so common the question is hardly if but when they will cross paths with your electronic products.
Ironically, one of our team members — an expert in authenticity testing — recently ran into a common scheme on a large online reseller platform. In this case, the buyer accused him of sending a counterfeit in an attempt to start an exchange process during which the buyer himself tried to send back a counterfeit product in return for one with authentic parts.Read More
The B Corporation Certification sets the gold standard for good business. Now, GER seeks to join the race to the top.
At Global Electronic Recycling, we call ourselves the “GER team” for a reason. The way we treat each other is, after all, a telling indication of the way we treat our customers. When our team members thrive, so will your business. Now, we seek to make official our effort to be a force for good.Read More