Compliance

  • Business E-Waste Requirements, Risks and Legislation

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last several decades, you’re no doubt fully aware of the fact that you can’t chuck old computers or other electronics in the trash.  These items should not only be recycled to recover valuable metals that can be repurposed, but they also contain a variety of toxic […]

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  • Making the Case for Outsourcing Your Business Shredding

    When it comes to disposing of data, you need to consider both digital data and hard copies.  While most businesses don’t have the equipment or expertise to shred hard drives and devices on-site, you might think you’re more than equipped to shred documents.  Unfortunately, a mistake on your part could spell disaster. Consumer privacy laws […]

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  • How Risky is Your ITAD Program?

    When you resell or recycle your business IT equipment, you are opening your business up to various risks if not managed properly. What are the risks? Data Security. While most data security programs are focused on keeping threats out of your network, the need for proper handling of retired physical assets is often overlooked. Securing […]

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  • The Battery Conundrum: What to Do with Old Batteries

    You know you’re not supposed to throw old batteries in the trash, even though it’s not illegal in most states, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you have the first clue as to how to recycle them. Can you simply toss them in the recycling bin? What if you don’t have a recycling pickup in your […]

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  • Choosing the right ITAD Vendor

    When looking for an ITAD partner, not just anyone will do. With so many options, there are many companies who take inappropriate disposal shortcuts to make a quick buck, putting you and your company at risk. An organization seeking an IT asset disposition vendor should consider their compliance track record, data security, and environmental policies. […]

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  • How to Choose the Right Mobile Shredding Service

    There’s more to data destruction than simply stuffing hard copies into a shredder or deleting files from computers and other devices.  With federal, state, and local privacy laws to consider, not to mention industry standards (HIPAA, FACTA, etc.), you need to dispose of data properly to avoid penalties and risk factors for data breach and […]

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  • Why You Should Choose Data Wiping

    When it comes to data destruction, there’s no surer way to eliminate all risk of a data breach and identity theft than shredding hard drives and devices.  However, you should know that wiping data, when done properly, will comply with consumer privacy laws, as well as stricter industry regulations related to medical, financial, and other […]

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  • Strategies for Recouping the Most Value from Your Assets

    Some companies feel that the only solution for IT asset disposition is shredding hard drives and devices to ensure that data is totally beyond recovery.  However, your South Dakota business may be interested not only in complying with applicable consumer privacy laws, but also recouping the costs of upgrading IT equipment through remarketing old devices. […]

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  • What IT Assets Can Your Business Recycle?

    The first thing you need to know about responsible e-waste disposal is that you should recycle any and all electronics.  Unfortunately, electronic devices, and especially computer equipment and devices, are often full of your private information you need to protect and laden with toxins that could prove harmful if they escape into the environment, say […]

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