Electronics Recycling

UNTAPPED RESOURCE: HOW A CORPORATE ELECTRONICS RECYCLING PROGRAM CAN SAVE YOUR BUSINESS MONEY AND TIME

Recycling e waste brings rewards to businesses, including a potential new revenue stream, sustainability leadership and brand safeguarding—not to mention recycling electronics is simply the right thing to do. 

Keeping in mind the average lifespan of an office computer is only estimated to be between three and five years, how does a company safely (and sustainably) dispose of used computers and IT equipment on a regular basis?

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Right to repair

STEPS TO SUSTAINABILITY: THE RIGHT TO REPAIR MOVEMENT IN SCHOOLS

With recent legislation and increasingly disrupted supply chains, higher education can benefit from the Right to Repair movement.

Repairing products without replacing them is legal under both fair use and copyright law, but manufacturers have often restricted consumer access to materials needed for repair. In the wake of the pandemic, this has created a number of difficulties for consumers. The introduction of recent legislation, however, has made self-repair more feasible than ever before. Let’s examine the so-called Right to Repair movement in schools and how higher education — and the planet — can benefit from getting more life out of existing technology.

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sustainability

3 STEPS FOR TACKLING THE GLOBAL E WASTE PROBLEM AND BECOMING A SUSTAINABILITY LEADER

Your business can make an impact on the monumental global e waste problem by following these guidelines to ensure sustainability.

We’re nearly halfway through 2022, and humans have already generated more than 9 million tons of e waste this year. That’s 9 million tons of telecommunications equipment, solar panels, computer monitors, and consumer electronic devices that will never be powered back on again. The global e waste problem is larger than we suspect

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E Waste Recycling

WATCH: ALL THE ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT IT EQUIPMENT DISPOSAL

In a brand-new video on IT equipment disposal, we tackle some of your most common questions: ‘Is there really any value left in my old electronic assets?’

Ready to recycle responsibly? Then, you likely have questions about IT equipment disposal. There are, after all, a lot of issues to consider as you part with unwanted or obsolete corporate electronic assets. From protecting your data to maximizing value recovery to grasping the scope of e waste regulations — so much goes into getting IT asset disposition right. 

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Computers

HIDDEN GOLD MINE: THIS OFFICE EQUIPMENT CONTAINS PRECIOUS METALS

What office equipment contains precious metals? Hint: The global value can be counted in billions of dollars. 

The best place to go on a treasure hunt just may be your office or factory floor. Consider this fact, for instance: One metric ton of circuit boards can contain 40 to 800 times the amount of gold and 30 to 40 times the amount of copper mined from one metric ton of ore in the US.

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Right to Repair

HOW WILL RIGHT TO REPAIR IMPACT E WASTE?

The momentum of ‘right to repair’ may pave the way for a more sustainable economy with less e waste

The right-to-repair movement scored a major victory last week when Apple officially opened its Self Service Repair online store. Announced in November of last year, the new program offers more than 200 parts and tools customers can use to repair the iPhone 12, iPhone 13, and third-generation iPhone SE. 

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IT recycling

4 COMMON QUESTIONS BUSINESSES ASK ABOUT IT RECYCLING — AND THE ANSWERS

As the value of IT recycling is increasingly clear to businesses, questions turn practical: ‘How soon can we get started?’

When you have spent decades serving businesses in the IT recycling space, you become well versed in customer needs and concerns. A few questions, in particular, tend to come up. In this post, we’ll give the quick answers to help move you along toward your goal of maximized asset recovery and expedient corporate electronic recycling.

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recycling e waste

3 BENEFITS OF RECYCLING E WASTE EVERY BUSINESS SHOULD CONSIDER

Recycling e waste brings rewards to businesses, including a potential new revenue stream, sustainability leadership, and brand safeguarding

Sometimes you may need a reminder to keep up the good work. Or, if you feel like your organization could do better, you may present a few facts to prove to superiors that recycling e waste makes a difference.

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