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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ITAD SERVICES IN ARIZONA? WHAT TO LOOK FOR. 

A few features, in particular, tend to set legitimate ITAD companies apart from the pack. 

The ITAD space is busy. In recent years, new companies have adopted the IT Asset Disposition label at an increasing rate, making the job of finding the right match for your retired IT assets even harder than before. Arizona is no exception. 

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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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WHY IT PAYS TO RECYCLE COMPUTER PARTS

When your business recycles computer parts and other electronic equipment, the impact is counted in big numbers.

The United States generated 6.92 million tons of e waste in 2019. Yet, it only recycled 15% of the materials. If you also consider the value of raw materials in those discarded electronics added up to $7.49 billion, you can easily see the waste is staggering. 

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recycle electronics

ALL THE ARGUMENTS YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS TO RECYCLE ELECTRONICS

If the pandemic threw off your efforts to recycle electronics, market dynamics make this the ideal time to regroup. 

Most businesses want to recycle electronics but following through is not always as easy. Employee turnover and other issues can make the company lose focus on the effort to recycle electronics.

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e waste managament strategy

WANT TO BECOME A SUSTAINABILITY LEADER? YOUR CORPORATE E WASTE MANAGEMENT STRATEGY MATTERS.

When it comes to creating an effective e waste management strategy, there’s no one size fits all.

Among corporate buzzwords, “sustainability” is here to stay. The drive to build a sustainable operation is not only a moral imperative. Consumers also reward companies that show a real commitment to doing what’s right for the environment, according to several studies. 

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corporate e waste

HOW TO TURN YOUR CORPORATE E WASTE INTO A SUSTAINABILITY ADVANTAGE

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.

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certified b-corp

GER AIMS TO BECOME A CERTIFIED B CORP. WHY IT MATTERS.

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. 

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