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  • Is It Dangerous to Throw Away Batteries?

    You’ve probably heard conflicting advice about how to dispose of batteries. Some people may tell you to chuck them in the trash, while others say you could blow up your whole house that way. The truth is somewhere in the middle and largely depends on the type of batteries you need to discard. Types of […]

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  • HITECH vs. HIPAA: What’s the Difference?

    HITECH vs. HIPAA: What’s the Difference? Businesses and organizations must protect many different types of personal information to prevent serious consequences in the event of a breach. However, among the most serious and specifically regulated is personal health information. Medical confidentiality has been a fundamental concept within medicine for millennia and is enshrined in U.S. […]

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  • 6 Common Kinds of Electronics You Can Recycle

    In today’s high-tech world, people rely on electronics a lot. Devices light our homes, entertain us, and keep us connected with the world. Yet, everything has an expiration date and eventually must be disposed of. But e-waste, or electronic waste, is different from other waste and must follow proper disposal protocols. A United Nations study […]

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  • 5 Ways to Prep Your Tech for Resale

    Trying to get a little extra cash flow reselling your company’s computers, servers, or another tech? Here are a few simple steps to take to get ready for a smooth process. Make Sure You Have All the Parts A major factor in how much you can get for your used tech is whether or not […]

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  • What Are Toxic Assets and How Can They Be Addressed with ITAD?

    Following the housing crisis in 2008, a new phrase crept into the public lexicon: Toxic Assets. Before then, investors knew them by the less visceral name of Troubled Assets. Once the value of an object becomes so low that there is no market where owners can sell it, it becomes toxic. This situation might seem […]

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  • What Is Mobile Shredding?

    When you manage an office, you generate a significant amount of paperwork. Whether your paper trail is of the more literal kind or digital, you need someone to help you protect your company’s sensitive information. It’s rare, though, for managers and other parties to have the time they need to safely dispose of said information. […]

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  • Hard Drive Shredding: Can It Help to Prevent Data Breaches?

    You can’t run a business today without the aid of technology. For every paycheck, you give out and every sale you make, there’s going to be a digital trail. While you need to keep information related to these things on hand, it can also put you at serious risk. You need to regularly destroy or […]

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