Being able to reuse precious metals and components contained in e-waste has become a priority for researchers in the recycling industry. Most precious components are scarce and expensive, so it is important to have suitable ways of recovering them.   Gold Recovery with the Cyanide Method Methods have already been developed. The use of.. read more →

Change is important for business. And it is even more true when it comes to technology. Staying competitive includes using up-to-date electronics. Buying new IT equipment, also involves getting rid of the old one. What to do with your old IT devices? Correctly disposing of your IT equipment is critical. You can donate them, recycle them.. read more →

04 Aug 2016
August 4, 2016

3 Reasons to Recycle Laptops

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If your company is about to replace laptops, then it is time to think about what to do with the old ones. There are two main options: re-marketing or recycling. If the laptops you’re getting rid of are still in good conditions and need minor repairs, then re-marketing is your best bet. By sending your.. read more →

01 Aug 2016
August 1, 2016

E-Waste… What does it mean?

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We’ve all heard of “e-waste”, but what is qualified as e-waste exactly?   E-Waste Definition “E-Waste” or “Electronic Waste” or “e-scrap” is the term used to describe old, end-of-life or discarded appliances using electricity. It includes computers, phones, consumer electronics, fridges etc which have been disposed of by their original users. “E-waste” is used as.. read more →

Is your company ready to refresh IT equipment? If the answer is yes, it doesn’t mean that you don’t have to worry about your sensitive data anymore. All data needs to be erased and destroyed before recycling. But if you choose the option of destroying your data at the recycler’s facility, then you need to.. read more →

  Recycling is what we should all be doing. But how our recycling habits and the constant arrival of new technology affects the e-waste industry? Waste360 spoke with Jason Linnell, executive director for the National Center for Electronics Recycling, and Eugene Niuh, business development director for Omnisource Electronics Recycling to learn more about the latest.. read more →

  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 →

  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 →