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Simple Ideas on How to Reduce E-waste

Technology has improved so rapidly in the past few decades that today it’s hard to imagine what the world would be like without smartphones,  GPS maps, laptops and other electronic devices. At the same time, the skyrocketing amount of used electronics being discarded has left environmental activists, state and local governments, and even the United Nations asking serious questions about how to reduce e-waste. There are now more mobile phone...

By: admin | April 15, 2019 | Uncategorized Read More

How To Find an Electronics Recycler for Your E-Waste

There’s a great need worldwide to increase recycling rates for e-waste. There are now more cell phones in the world than people, since many of us tend to replace our electronics more quickly than we used to, and the amount of used electronics getting thrown away keeps soaring. More and more states, even nations across the globe, are recognizing the problem and looking for ways to encourage people to recycle their e-waste. This is so that th...

By: admin | April 12, 2019 | Uncategorized Read More

Top E-Waste Activities For Students

The challenges posed by e-waste often come down to two top problems: there’s far too much of it ending up in landfills, and not enough people know that their used electronics can and should get recycled. A great solution is to create some e-waste activities for students to better educate them and get them involved. There’s been such a strong effort in recent years to educate the public about the risks posed by putting e-waste into landfill...

By: admin | April 8, 2019 | Electronics Recycling Read More

Top Reasons Why Recycling Offers Hardware Asset Management Solutions

The growing popularity of cloud services has given businesses some great options, from online data storage and backup solutions, to hosted office suites and document collaboration services.  Here are top reasons why recycling offers hardware asset management solutions.  But even as more and more businesses use cloud services, that popularity has tended to obscure another fact: their technology is still based on physical equipment, including ...

Top Solutions to E-waste Problems

It used to be noted that the world generates far too much trash that needs to be disposed of. But these days, a major concern has been something more specific: e-waste. Here are top solutions to E-waste problems.  It’s a numbers game, but a massive one; by 2016, the world started generating about 44.7 million tons of e-waste each year. It’s been estimated that this is the equivalent of sending 125,000 jumbo jets to the trash heap each yea...

Hotel Recycling Program: Benefits of Electronics Recycling in Hospitality

Years ago, it was hard to find any hotel recycling program that truly benefited the environment; but today, with the pressure to continuously improve on environmental protection in every industry, there are many hotels pressing forward with bold initiatives to minimize their carbon footprint. While a lot of businesses today are eager to Go Green, one fast-growing industry that could make a major contribution to our environment is the hotel an...

Arranging an E-waste Pickup is Easy and Helps Keep Our Environment Clean  

Here’s why e-waste pickup is a service you need today. It’s always hard to resist when manufacturers roll out the latest version of your smartphone or laptop, with additional features that sound so enticing. And the same is true if you have a business that uses a lot of computers that need to be replaced so you can give your workers the best technology possible. The next question is what to do with the used electronics that you no ...

Time to Act: 15 E-Waste Facts We All Need to Know

Here are simple e-waste facts that you need to know to be a better amateur environmentalist. The #1 fact you should know is this: virtually 100% of e-waste is recyclable. Another fact is that there are important environmental and economic benefits of recycling used electronic devices. Recycling helps us recover the parts that still have value so they can be reused, and prevents thousands of toxic chemicals from seeping into our soil and...

What is E-waste? There’s More to this Term than a Lot of People Think

What is e-waste? And how do we dispose of it? The ongoing challenge of how best to dispose of used and unwanted electronics isn’t a new one and dates back at least to the 1970s. But a lot has changed since then, particularly the number of electronics being discarded today compared to the mid-70s. And we also have something else today: a term for this issue. After several terms got suggested, including “Digital rubbish,” a consens...

By: admin | February 4, 2019 | Electronics Recycling Read More

Why is it Important to Recycle E-Waste? Top Examples!

So why is it important to recycle e-waste? There are plenty of good reasons to start recycling your e-waste today. Recycling is a form of behavior, much like exercising and healthy eating. Some people remain more committed to carrying out these goals than others. But one thing we do know is that recycling is, much like exercising and healthy eating, something most people endorse, at least in concept. The vast majority of people seem to acc...