The Future of eCycling

The Future of eCycling

The Future of eCycling We are all familiar with the statistics on e-waste: in the USA alone we dispose of more than 30 million computers among over 50 million tons of end-of-life and obsolete electronics, every year. But that is only part of the picture: there are...
America’s e-Waste Problem

America’s e-Waste Problem

America’s e-Waste Problem Electronic waste accounts for only 2-3% of the total waste stream in America. That doesn’t seem so bad? Not until you consider that the lead, chromium, cadmium, and other materials present in this aging waste account for more than...
Hard Drive Shredding: The Facts

Hard Drive Shredding: The Facts

Hard Drive Shredding for Data Security So you’ve got a computer with sensitive information on it, and you want to dispose of it. But how do you make sure that your information is safely destroyed? Securely disposing of your personal information is very important to...
Data Destruction Process

Data Destruction Process

Data Destruction If your company handles sensitive information, then any end-of-life storage media must be disposed of correctly. if it is not, then this data could be easily recovered. This can pose a security risk to both your business and your clients. At Potomac...
Do We Have Enough Lithium?

Do We Have Enough Lithium?

Why Recycling Lithium Is Important The Energy Crisis of the 1970s emerged from several geopolitical upheavals that eventually ebbed into the oil glut of the 1980s. Consumers enjoyed low gas prices during the 1980s and 1990s, due in part to the Reagan...