IT asset recycling

DECLUTTER THE OFFICE: HOW AN R2 CERTIFIED RECYCLER CAN HELP MEET YOUR IT ASSET RECYCLING GOALS IN THE NEW YEAR

Thinking about decluttering and reorganizing your business in the new year? Need help prioritizing which IT assets to part with and how to do it securely and responsibly? 

With the importance of secure data destruction, it’s best to utilize an R2 certified recycling partner when looking to part with your retired IT assets. Find out more about how IT asset disposition works and how asset recovery solutions can help you reclaim surprising value in the new year.

Read More

Read More

Precious metals

JUNK TO JEWELRY: PRECIOUS METALS EXTRACTED FROM RECYCLED IT ASSETS TAKE NEW FORM

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

Read More

MORE THAN JUST A PILE OF JUNK: THE SURPRISING HIDDEN VALUE OF E WASTE FROM JUNK REMOVAL

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

Read More

E Waste Recycling

INTERNATIONAL E WASTE DAY PUTS RENEWED FOCUS ON E WASTE RECYCLING

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

Read More

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?

Read More

Read More

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.

Read More

Read More

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

Read More

Read More

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. 

Read More

Read More

Privacy Settings
We use cookies to enhance your experience while using our website. If you are using our Services via a browser you can restrict, block or remove cookies through your web browser settings. We also use content and scripts from third parties that may use tracking technologies. You can selectively provide your consent below to allow such third party embeds. For complete information about the cookies we use, data we collect and how we process them, please check our Privacy Policy
Youtube
Consent to display content from Youtube
Vimeo
Consent to display content from Vimeo
Google Maps
Consent to display content from Google