In the near future, your favorite ring or necklace might be formed from someone’s discarded mobile phone or gaming console.
In 2020, Pandora—one of the world’s largest jewelry manufacturers—announced that by 2025 all of its jewelry would be created from recycled gold and silver sourced, in part, from electronic waste. A growing number of small and large jewelers are turning to more sustainable alternatives to traditional mining practices, including using e waste as a source for precious metals. We’ll explore the impact this newer IT asset recycling trend could have for the environment and jewelry industry, and how electronic recycling companies are responding.Read More
Did you know your old—even nonfunctioning—electronics could still have value?
With a massive and growing amount of electronics being tossed each year, environmental agencies and concerned citizens around the globe have been putting an increasing amount of pressure on waste management to dispose of e waste responsibly. Many junk removal operations, however, remain unaware of the hidden revenue stream e waste can offer. Before you throw small or large electronics into the trash pile, consider recycling the e waste from your junk removal operations.Read More
Why does International E Waste Day matter, and what should you be doing for October 14th? In this article, we’ll review the importance of International E Waste Day, and preview what’s on tap for 2022.
Initially created in 2018 by WEEE Forum (an international association of e waste collectors), International E Waste Day is observed globally every October 14th. This day serves as an important reminder of the massive global impact of e waste, and the importance of methods such as e waste recycling to combat the growing amount of discarded electronics.Read More
We spell out the details on common corporate electronics recycling terms and what they mean for your business.
Pop quiz: Do you know the following industry terms? ITAD, e waste, reverse supply chain. We’re here to help you navigate these — and other — common corporate electronics recycling terms.Read More