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Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Caused an Increase in E-Waste?

Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Caused an Increase in E-Waste?

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused all sorts of changes. From the way we eat to the way we work, our lives have been greatly altered. Though most people do not stop and think about it much, even the way we dispose of trash has changed. The pandemic is causing some...

Recycling Gold from e-Waste: Is it profitable?

Recycling Gold from e-Waste: Is it profitable?

Recycling gold from e-waste is a great alternative to consigning old electronics to landfills. According to a United Nations report published in 2019 the world produces as much as 50 million tonnes (metric tons) of electronic waste every year. These are items that can...

Does Degaussing Work on Solid State Drives?

Does Degaussing Work on Solid State Drives?

Data destruction Solid state drives present a particular problem with the destruction of the data that they hold. The process of data destruction requires ensuring that data cannot be recovered and used for unauthorized purposes. Data destruction typically entails...

E-mining: Precious Metals in E-waste

E-mining: Precious Metals in E-waste

E-mining and Precious Metals Recycling Every year billions of dollars’ worth of precious metals such as gold and platinum are dumped into a mountain of electronic waste (e-waste) that continues to grow. E-mining is the process of recovering some of these precious...

HIPAA Violations: Best Practice on How to Avoid Them

HIPAA Violations: Best Practice on How to Avoid Them

What is HIPAA Compliance? Unless you’re a small business that doesn’t offer health insurance, to avoid potential HIPAA violations you have to abide by the rules and regulations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). This...

E-Waste Recycling and Reuse Service Market 2021

E-Waste Recycling and Reuse Service Market 2021

The Evolving Sales and Marketing Landscape, Economic Impact Analysis by Manufacturers E-Waste Recycling and Reuse Service Market Report 2020 includes a total amalgamation of evaluable trends and forecast analysis. This E-Waste Recycling and Reuse Service analysis...

IT Asset Disposition and Recycling: An Ultimate Guide

IT Asset Disposition and Recycling: An Ultimate Guide

IT Asset Disposition As the saying goes, nothing lasts forever. This is especially true when it comes to your business's computer devices. Every year, new hardware and software are created that raise the tech bar higher and helps companies like yours do their jobs...

E-Waste Recycling Tips for Small Businesses

E-Waste Recycling Tips for Small Businesses

In today's day and age, everyone is trying to figure out how to save the environment. One of the biggest ways that both people and companies are trying to do that is by minimalizing the waste that they produce. Of course, you're not one to shy away from a challenge;...

Upcycling Electronics Instead of Recycling

Upcycling Electronics Instead of Recycling

Upcycling Electronics In a society where we regularly change gadgets and electronics as new electronics debut in the market, we end up generating a lot of e-waste that needs to be recycled or disposed of ethically. Electronic items that are salvageable are usually...

E-waste: What Popular Devices Does That Include?

E-waste: What Popular Devices Does That Include?

E-waste Causes and Effects E-waste is an informal name referring to electronic waste generated from discarded digital devices. Laptops, computer towers, tablets, TVs and cell phones account for over 75 percent of global e-waste. In 2010, worldwide electronic waste...

What Does it Mean to Degauss a Hard Drive?

What Does it Mean to Degauss a Hard Drive?

Computers, with the help of the internet, provide access to a lot of information about people, places, and things, and this access works both ways. The information you save on your hard drive can be accessed and viewed by other people—that is why it is so important to...

Recycled Electronics Make Tokyo Olympics Medals

Recycled Electronics Make Tokyo Olympics Medals

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games is shaping up to be one of the greenest ever with renewable energy sources and recyclable materials featuring heavily across the organising committee’s sustainability plans. This includes using recycled electronics to...

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