A category focused on E-waste, Electronics Recycling, and Industry News.

  Are your company computers and servers 3 years or older? It might not be too late to make some money by replacing them as soon as possible. Replacing a whole batch of IT equipment can seem useless and very costly, especially when the devices are still working… But that’s not always true, in fact,.. read more →

If your company has storage filled with old technology, it’s probably time to do something about it. Summer is here, business is slower, so get ready for the fall by doing some asset recovery! What is Asset Recovery? “Asset recovery, also known as investment or resource recovery, is the process of maximizing the value of.. read more →

Recycling your old technology devices is great for the environment already… Taking them to a certified recycler is even better. But what if ongoing researches were about to make IT equipment disposal even more eco-friendly?   That’s what researchers like William Bonificio from Harvard University and Eric Schelter from University of Pennsylvania are working on.. read more →

  A report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) shows that illegally traded and dumped e-waste is worth up to $19 billion every year and causes severe health risks. Millions of tons of used technology equipment are smuggled to Asia and Africa, where they end up in landfills. The electronic industry generates about 41.. read more →

  Your company has a storage room full of old electronic devices and wants to get rid of them? Recycling is obviously the right way to go. When we think of IT equipment, sometimes we tend to forget about all the data it contains. Or we think we erased it all… But when electronics reach.. read more →

  Recycling of electronics can include a lot of different devices, but we don’t always think of medical equipment. As hospitals are using more and more technology automated devices, the need to recycle them is growing at rapid pace. As many other IT equipment, healthcare devices need to get special attention when being recycled. Those.. read more →

We all admire the elegance of Apple products… iPads, iPhones and other devices are getting prettier and thinner, but are they easy to recycle? Apple will definitely do its best to make you think that you are doing the right thing for the environment when you buy one of its products. Did you check? What.. read more →

You think you’re doing the right thing by hiring an R2* certified company to recycle your old technology, and in 70% of the time, you’re right. But a PBS News Hour investigation revealed that not all companies can be trusted. According to PBS, “dead electronics make up the world’s fastest-growing source of waste. The United.. read more →

26 May 2016
May 26, 2016

From waste to art

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As technology is advancing at a rapid pace, electronic and technology devices keep piling up. Some parts can be aesthetically pleasing, others can be funny shaped or have interesting assets. No matter what, they need to be disposed properly when they get too old. So some artists decided to turn old technology devices into art… read more →

04 Dec 2015
December 4, 2015

Technology Life Cycle

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When you think about getting a new device, you’re probably not thinking about all the steps it took to get to you, or the steps it will take once you move on and buy a new toy. But there’s a lot that goes into making your device, and thinking about the technology life cycle can help.. read more →