Posts with Category: Environmental

  1. Not only do electronic devices often contain toxic materials that are illegal to dump, but your company hard drives are home to all kinds of sensitive data that you are legally bound to protect and dispose of properly.

  2. When it’s time to dispose of old computer equipment, throwing it in the trash simply isn’t an option. You need a suitable plan for IT asset disposition, including hiring professionals to wipe and resell, or alternately shred and recycle assets.

  3. One of the biggest problems facing many companies is keeping up with the breakneck speeds at which technology is advancing.

  4. Although federal and state laws are a little slow on the uptake when it comes to regulating e-waste, responsible business owners are jumping on the eco-friendly bandwagon when it comes to recycling their old computers and electronic devices rather than sending them to the landfill.

  5. Last week, Home Depot was ordered to pay a $27.8 million penalty for improper disposal of hazardous waste - yes that includes electronics and yes this could happen to you.

  6. Along with complying with data privacy and environmental legislation, there are a few other steps to take before disposing of computer equipment.

  7. Keeping IT equipment too long can lead to unwanted downtime and system failure. This basic guideline of equipment lifespans will help you decide when the time to upgrade is right.

  8. Businesses and communities around Sioux Falls are realizing the benefits of hosting an Electronics Recycling event for their employees or communities. See our tips on how to host a successful event.

  9. A recent study found 78% of drives purchased from eBay and Craigslist contained residual data that could be recovered - this is serious, and a good reason to use a certified vendor.

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