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Statewide Electronic Waste Recycling Programs

Statewide Electronic Waste Recycling Programs

Nearly 30 states now have some kind of statewide electronic waste recycling program to make it easier for businesses and individual consumers to safely dispose of electronic devices. Most materials used to make today's electronics can be recycled using a variety of...

Are Electronics Really Recycled?

Are Electronics Really Recycled?

Electronic Waste Recycling Recycling electronics involves disassembling devices and separating all parts and materials that are reusable. Computer hardware materials such as plastics, aluminum, silicon, iron can be recycled for use in constructing new computer...

Hard Drives: What’s The Difference Between SSD and HDD?

Hard Drives: What’s The Difference Between SSD and HDD?

Hard Drives Hard drives are self-contained units inside towers, laptops and other computer devices that store all types of data. Whether information saved involves operating system codes and drivers or pictures and documents, you'll find it retained on the hard drive....

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...

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