The Importance of E-cycling

When it finally comes time to get rid of that old hard drive, things aren’t as simple as just tossing it into the trash. Not only is this illegal in many places—doing so also contributes to increasing toxic chemicals in landfills. When weighing your electronic recycling options, remember that disposing of them is more complicated than it may seem. Where …

Don’t Be a Victim

Is your company’s data safe? Breaches of customer data today are growing in number. If you are a company who keeps records of your customers and handles credit cards, take caution. Breaches occur more often than you realize. Learn About Data Breaches A study by a data protection firm, Ponemon Institute, found that 85% of US organizations have experienced a …

Electronic Waste Regulations Stiffen

Where you live may dictate what can and cannot be thrown in the local landfill.  What your location doesn’t change is the impact hazardous material can have on your drinking water.  Banning Electronic Waste E-waste bans are becoming more popular and have been enacted by 17 states to try and up the ante and encourage people to seek avenues other than the garbage …

Repercussions for Electronics Recyclers that Mishandle Material

Whether you represent a business upgrading electronic equipment or simply looking for an outlet for that box of unwanted electronics in your basement, it’s important to do your electronic recycling homework. All e-waste services are not created equal. 5 Questions for Prospective Recyclers: What happens to the items after I bring them to you? Do you have a written landfill …