Do your hard drives really need degaussing? For the sake of IT asset recovery, other methods could yield better returns.
Degaussing is a common practice to destroy discarded hard drives on site. The urge to be cautious is understandable. But, the process renders the drives unusable and, consequently, bad for recouping value in secondary markets. If increasing IT asset recovery is the goal, entrust the task of data sanitization to your electronics recycler.Read More
You can significantly boost the value of your electronic waste. How you treat assets before they ship can have a big impact on returns.
The short of it: Don’t treat your end-of-life (EOL) equipment like trash. To increase IT asset value recovery, a few simple steps can turn up the resale value of the electronics that your business no longer needs.Read More
To mitigate corporate risk, steer clear of do-it-yourself asset disposition
At first glance, DIY asset disposition may seem tempting. Your IT team can handle it, right? Since we’re writing this post, you can guess the answer is far from as straightforward as some companies believe.Read More
DEALING WITH TOO MANY ELECTRONICS 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
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
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
These days, you should expect a lot more from your ITAD partner than a check-the-box strategy. Here’s what to look for.
Repeated mishaps, lack of flexibility, disappointing returns. If your current ITAD partner is turning in a lackluster performance, it’s time to look elsewhere for a better fit. Whether you are decommissioning a data center, undertaking a refresh cycle, or disposing of excess manufacturing components, you will benefit from a partnership centered around your needs, not the other way around.Read More