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 →

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 →

Saving the environment should matter to everyone. There are many ways to contribute to the to a greener world and you’re are probably recycling plastics and glass… But what about your old computer or cellphone? When retired electronics end-up in landfills, they become “electronic waste,” or “e-waste.” All IT equipment contains hazardous materials and precious.. read more →

If your IT equipment contains sensitive data, then you need to destroy it before the recycling of the devices. Protecting your data is very important to your company, so you should pick your recycling/data destruction company wisely. Here are 5 questions you should ask before partnering with anyone.   Is Your Business Adequately Insured and.. read more →

We’ve all heard that we need to recycle our e-waste. But sometimes it’s unclear why recycling our old electronic devices is so important, both for us, human beings, and the environment. Whether you’re the head of the IT department of your company or the head of your household, here is why you should absolutely recycle.. read more →

  We all know that individuals and companies need to make more efforts to be eco-friendly. Whereas there are very few rules for individuals, there are many for businesses. No matter where you are in the US, your facility most likely needs to comply with environmental regulations.   What does environmental compliance mean? According to.. read more →

  Data breaches are a constant threat during the life of your computers, hard drives and servers, but it also is when your IT equipment is ready to retire. So don’t forget to bring your old electronics to a certified recycler or data destruction company before getting rid of it. You may think that hiring.. 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 →