Environmental

  • 5 Reasons to Use a Service for Data Disposal

    The need for proper data disposal has never been more crucial. Technology has become more complex, which has led people to store more data than ever before. With this increased capacity, however, the risk of your data being left behind and stolen has increased. Many companies will try to cut costs or save time by […]

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  • Asset Tracking: 3 Ways to Get More Value from Your Old, Unused Devices

    At SEAM, we care about the environment. Electronic waste is a large contributor to pollution. When it comes to old, unused devices, most people believe that they should just throw them out. However, you may be surprised to learn that there are better options. There are a few ways that you can get more value […]

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  • Wrapping up #EarthWeek at SEAM

    The United States currently recycles less than 25 percent of its electronics. Over the years, more and more businesses and consumers alike have realized the environmental threats e-waste poses in the landfill. As education grows, companies trying to do the right thing often destroy perfectly functional desktops, laptops, servers and mobile devices when they reach […]

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  • What Happens when Electronics are Not Recycled Properly

    Upgrading to new IT equipment and devices is an expensive and difficult process for many North Dakota and South Dakota businesses, but it is necessary to remain competitive and ensure efficiency and productivity in the workplace.  Unfortunately, the problems don’t begin and end with purchasing new equipment. Businesses also have to figure out what to […]

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  • How Much Can I Get From Recycled Electronics?

    Companies gather electronic junk over the years. Offices often dispose of a variety of electronics items when they don’t know how to have them refurbished, resold, or remarketed. The process of taking electronics out of the waste stream and putting them back on the path to re-use by another consumer is sometimes called eCycling. You […]

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  • Going Green: Top Environmental Benefits of Data Disposal

    Disposing of old hard drives and other memory-containing computer parts is not just helpful for data security…the process of proper data disposal is also incredibly helpful for the environment. Let’s review some of the top benefits of using a data disposal company to rid your office of old computer components. Data Disposal Reduces Environmental Damage […]

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  • Can Light Bulbs Be Recycled?

    Technological advancements in different types of bulbs over that past few decades have made it less clear whether light bulbs can and/or should be recycled. Which Light Bulbs Should ALWAYS Be Recycled? Fluorescent bulbs, compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL), neon/argon lamps, and high intensity discharge (HID) bulbs all contain small amounts of mercury, which classifies […]

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  • What Happens to Old Computers When They’re Recycled?

    Businesses that are serious about going green know how important it is to have a plan in place for computer recycling. This process involves taking old computers and stripping them of useful components so that they can be used again in the future, rather than getting put in the trash. What does computer recycling look like, […]

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  • Why Your Company Should Think about E-Waste Management

    As our world grows more and more interconnected, the technology to make those connections continues to advance, as well. Every year, companies replace thousands of routers and modems, re-run miles and miles of cables, and upgrade servers, desktops, laptops, and other electronic devices that help to make our modern world function. But what happens to […]

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