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 →

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 →

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 →

Choosing the right option for recycling your old IT devices can be tough. Your company probably has a recycler down the street that will take your used technology equipment for free, but there is also the possibility to hire a certified e-waste recycling company… So which one should you pick to help your company in.. 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 →

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 →