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The Importance of Recycling

The Importance of Recycling Recycling trends across the United States are not keeping up with the sheer volume of waste we are producing. With 9/10ths of solid waste not being recycled (https://www.rubiconglobal.com/blog-statistics-trash-recycling/), and roughly 80% of the material in landfills considered lost recycling opportunities, there is ..

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Why You Shouldn’t Just Erase and Reuse Hard Drives - blog post image

Why You Shouldn’t Just Erase and Reuse Hard Drives

Why You Shouldn’t Just Erase and Reuse Hard Drives When we talk about information technology services available on the market today, we tend to focus on software as a service and cloud services. By offloading the burden of maintaining systems and software, many companies have also been able to offload the burden of data security and adheri ..

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You Can Give Another Book Life

Whether or not you’re an avid reader, you probably have a number of hardcover books and paperbacks around the house that are taking up space. Your first instinct might be to donate them to a local library or school, or a charity, where they might bring someone else the joy they brought to you. This isn’t a terrible sentiment, but have you ever  ..

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Why You Need Secure Data Destruction

How much information passes through the electronic devices you own every day? How much of that data is private? And when your device for whatever reason has reached the end of its useful life, do you just do a factory reset, make sure all the data has been manually deleted, and sell it off or dispose of it? What if you learned that a recent st ..

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Planning Your Business’s Commercial Electronics Upgrade

Commercial consumers increasingly have come to rely on digital technology in order to remain competitive in their respective industries. A combination of high demand and rapid innovation has resulted in the prices of new electronics devices being driven down, eliminating what was once a significant factor preventing corporations from updating t ..

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5 Reasons Lithium Ion Batteries in E-Waste Require Careful Recycling - blog post image

5 Reasons Lithium Ion Batteries in E-Waste Require Careful Recycling

Lithium ion batteries are one of the most popular types of rechargeable batteries in use, as they provide more energy than other types and are more effective at holding a charge. However, with the growing trend in disposable electronics, lithium ion batteries have become more and more prevalent in e-waste. They are used in cell phones, laptops, ..

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Four Reasons People Hoard Old Electronics and Why You Should Recycle Instead - blog post image

Four Reasons People Hoard Old Electronics and Why You Should Recycle Instead

Advancements in technology across the spectrum of consumer and commercial electronics have caused e-waste to become the fastest growing source (https://www.thebalancesmb.com/e-waste-recycling-facts-and-figures-2878189) of municipal solid waste. And while much of the more than 42 million tons of e-waste generated globally can be recycled, the e- ..

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E-Recycling and Healthcare Data - blog post image

E-Recycling and Healthcare Data

As the medical industry has rapidly transitioned from paper records to storing patient information almost exclusively on electronic mediums, the importance of maintaining the privacy of patient information as well as the security and integrity of those records has become paramount. Data integrity in the health industry is heavily regulated, pri ..

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Is It Illegal to Throw Away Electronics?

Laws governing what items can be disposed of in landfills have become increasingly stringent as the impact of modern waste items has become clear and concerns over the environment have increased in recent years. Most of us know items like batteries, medical waste,and used motor oil must be properly disposed of, and retailers of these items ofte ..

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A Beginner’s Guide to Recycling Used Commercial Electronics - blog post image

A Beginner’s Guide to Recycling Used Commercial Electronics

Commercial Electronics pose a number of challenges to individuals and companies when it comes to disposal. Often containing a number of materials that are considered hazardous and required by law to be kept out of landfills, electronics cannot simply be tossed in the garbage. Let’s discuss some of the ways companies and individuals can legally  ..

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