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  • Where to recycle electronics in Sioux Falls?

    9.4 million tons are thrown away every year in America alone, and only 12.5% of e-waste is recycled! That’s a LOT of waste – if electronics end up in the landfill, harmful toxins like lead and mercury can leach into the groundwater and we lose all of those precious metals that could have been reused. […]

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  • How to Recycle Light Bulbs in Sioux Falls

    Compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs) often used for streetlights, floodlights, parking lots, and industrial lighting, can be recycled at SEAM in Sioux Falls. Residents may also recycle their bulbs at the Sioux Falls HHW facility. Under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), these lamps are classified as hazardous waste and cannot just be thrown in the […]

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  • How to Plan for IT Equipment Decommissioning

    All computer equipment becomes outdated at some point in its life-cycle. Planning ahead for the decommissioning, replacement and re-marketing of your obsolete IT assets is a necessary step to avoid unexpected risks. When you are approaching this phase in your IT asset management (ITAM) process, it’s time to make a plan for IT Asset Disposition […]

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  • Understanding Financial Regulations with ITAD

    The world of financial services and banking regulation is daunting. Organizations must ensure appropriate administrative, physical, and technical safeguards are taken to prevent unauthorized disclosures of both personally identifiable information (PII) and non-public information (NPI), whether or not it appears to be sensitive or confidential. With traditional focus on network security and encryption to keep […]

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  • Every Bank Needs This Checklist

    Financial institutions face daily challenges when it comes to compliance, protecting customer data, and managing third-party risks. With a heavy focus on internal security, the risk of equipment leaving the premises for recovery, recycling or disposition is often an after thought. Complying with Regulations Under regulations such as the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) and the Sarbanes-Oxley […]

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  • Employee & Community eWaste Events

    Many businesses and communities are realizing the benefits of hosting an Electronics Recycling Collection Event for their employees or their communities. By providing an easy way for people to safely dispose of e-waste, you can promote your environmental initiative, keep universal waste out of the landfill, and boost morale. Hosting an electronics collection event requires significant planning to […]

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  • Why Should You Care about ITAD?

    When organizations are ready to get rid of their old IT equipment, the data must be completely removed. If not, there is serious risk of liability issues, especially in highly regulated industries like healthcare and finance. Across the board, companies are required to tightly manage any private data they collect or store until the information […]

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  • Recycling Government Electronics

    Play Video As local, state and federal agencies replace outdated technology equipment, compliance is critical. When deciding to dispose of, recycle, or sell your electronics make sure you are meeting all required legislation and standards. Watch our video to learn what requirements are in place for government agencies when recycling electronics. SEAM offers R2 and […]

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  • Free Electronics Recycling

    When getting rid of old computer equipment, “free” recycling sounds like a heck of a deal right? Unfortunately, as with most “free” offers, there’s usually a catch. It may not be obvious to the employee who is tasked with clearing out the backroom packed with electronic “junk”, or making sure the old computers are removed […]

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