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  • What Happens to e-Waste?

    E-WASTE EXPOSÉ: WHAT HAPPENS TO ELECTRONICS AFTER USE? Madeleine Somerville February 25, 2016 (Source Earth 911) I was elated a few years ago when I discovered that my town had an electronics recycling drop off point. I was filled with smug satisfaction as I dropped off an ...

    Posted at February 27, 2016 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Before Selling Your Cell Phone: Remember these 5 key steps

    Post by Bill Snyder (CIO Magazine) Credit: Brian Sacco Selling a used phone is a great way to make some extra cash, but it's important to delete all of your personal or corporate data before you do. These five tips from an IBM security pro can ensure you know how to remove sensitive information. Today's smartphones are far too expensive to simply discard when you buy a new one. Lots of people sell their phones when they no ...

    Posted at February 23, 2016 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • End-Of-Life IT Asset Management: Proper Disposal is Key to Maximum Value Recovery with Minimal Risk….

    Every business, organization and individual buys IT equipment, normally as an upgrade. Leaving consumers aside, businesses and organizations have two responsibilities: to dispose of any redundant IT Assets according to environmental regulations and other relevant laws, to remove any data that may have been stored on that equipment to comply with the Data Protection Act as well as any other industry-specific legal requirements. This is a hassle. ...

    Posted at January 27, 2016 | By : | Categories : Blog,News,Testimonial,Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Steps to Successful IT Asset Disposal and IT Asset Recovery

    IT ASSET MANAGEMENT and Asset disposal/disposition IT Asset management is “coordinated activity of an organization to realize value from assets. We cost effective, functional and real-time IT asset disposition solutions. With technology life span becoming shorter, companies are increasingly seeking to recover optimal returns from their IT waste through the following streams: • Disposal • Obsolescence • Surplus • Take Back Schemes • Service Returns • Leasing • Quality Control and Manufacturing rejects Asset Disposition as opposed to Disposal without Accountability or Abandonment is completely ...

    Posted at September 22, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • IT Manager’s Guide for IT Asset Recovery

    ASSET MANAGEMENT AND ASSET DISPOSAL/DISPOSITION Asset management is the “coordinated activity of an organization to realize value from assets.” Your goal as an IT Asset Manager is to find the most cost effective, functional and real-time IT asset disposition solutions for your company. With technology lifespans becoming shorter, companies are increasingly seeking to recover optimal returns from their IT waste through the following streams: Disposal Obsolescence Surplus Take Back Schemes Service Returns Leasing Quality ...

    Posted at August 10, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • How To Prevent Unregulated E-Waste Export From Threatening National Security

    Disposing electronic waste, called e-waste, is illegal, but highly profitable. Millions of tons of discarded electronics is ending up in Asia and Africa, where counterfeiting has become a thriving business. Growing Counterfeit Market Uses Unregulated E-Waste According to the Coalition for American Electronics Recycling “It is estimated that more than half of U.S. e-waste is shipped offshore, primarily to China, by scrap dealers and brokers claiming to be recyclers. This has led to a flourishing counterfeiting industry ...

    Posted at May 12, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog,News | 0 Comment
  • How To Dispose Your Earth Day e-Waste Responsibly

    Are You Prepared for Earth Day e-Waste Recycling? Earth day is April 22. Are you prepared to dispose of your accumulating e-waste? E-waste known as electronic waste describes any electronic device that has surpassed its shelf life and is at the end of its useful life. Sometimes this is referred to as end-of-life assets. Examples include: cell phones, computers, laptops, computer monitors, printers, scanners and any other electrical device. Technology ...

    Posted at April 21, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog,News | 0 Comment
  • Go eGreen This Spring Cleaning: Free Electronic Recycling Drive

    Waste To Green Spring Electronics Recycling Drive — Recycling IT is Easy, Sustainable and FREE this spring Spring is here and now is the best time to consider an “eGreen” electronic recycling solution for removing your old, discarded IT equipment. Is your outdated, unused technology equipment taking up valuable space while gathering dust in your office? You can either choose to up-cycle – refurbish and reuse; or e-cycle – recycle e-waste. See if your old assets ...

    Posted at March 25, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog,News | 0 Comment
  • Good Magazine e-Waste Video & a look at the e-waste numbers in North American

    http://youtu.be/sl2j83LCHss Good Magazine e-waste Video. Something to think about! Interesting e-waste facts: US consumers bought 3.3 million HD televisions just in time for the Super Bowl in 2010. Of the 2.25 million tonnes obsolete electronics in 2007, 82% were discarded…into landfill. By 2008, this figure had reached 3.16 million tonnes, but the recycling rate was still just 13.6%. About 304 million electrical items were thrown out from American households in ...

    Posted at February 3, 2014 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • Data Breach in End of Life IT Assets; The E-Waste Monster!

    Spooky! Dead Computers Tell Secrets! Data Breach in End of Life IT Assets; The E-Waste Monster! While we continue to wage a war against dumping e-waste into landfills and promoting reuse or recycle of computers, we are faced with yet another daunting task of managing data security associated with recycled, reused, lost and stolen computers. Most companies, as part of their corporate social responsibility programs, would encourage reusing or recycling their IT assets, but when asked about ...

    Posted at October 18, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
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