Manufacturing in the U.S. has had a long love affair with materials research for efficiency. Production ideologies like Lean Manufacturing have emerged to save Manufacturers time, money, and higher quality products.
The only problem?
Almost no one is taking advantage of their material waste.
Manufacturing Waste Management Is The Goal
Lean Manufacturing is the process of reducing waste in every step of the production cycle. Created by Toyo...
Most people and organizations are well versed in protecting their passwords and not sharing their login accounts with a stranger-- a basic form of Data Security.
Data Destruction, on the other hand, has to do with erasing data or destroying the device to prevent someone from getting access to it. While in the movies, the hero does this to stop the bad guy from using it against them. In the real world, data destruction is what you do when you t...
Table of Contents
What is E-waste?
Why is it important to recycle e-waste?
Is it illegal to throw away electronics?
How to properly recycle electronics
Data Liability and security
How to Prepare your Business Electronics for Recycling
What is e-waste? And how do we dispose of it?
E-waste is electronic products that are unwanted, not working, and nearing or at the end of their “useful life.” Computers, televisions, VC...
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...
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...
Today information is the lifeblood of business. It travels at the click of a mouse or tap of a screen. Data processing is something that touches nearly every business in practically every industry in almost every corner of the world.
That being said, data security, or information security, is a huge consideration and something that must be taken seriously for businesses to protect themselves, their clients, and their interests.
However, as ...
In today’s data-driven world, the flow of information and technology is vital to so many different things. From how organizations conduct business to healthcare, payroll, and security, tech touches everything.
These things working together do provide significant benefits, but they also have unique problems. Two of these include their use of rare earth metals and the security of disposing items that contain sensitive information.
This has ...
As a business, you’ve decided that you want to recycle your old electronics to reap the numerous benefits that come along with it. Business electronics recycling is easy; you just have to follow a few simple steps to complete the process.
Below you’ll learn how to complete these steps to prepare your materials and see that they make it to the scrapyard where they can be adequately processed and disposed of.
First off, you may be...
Imagine you own a treasure chest, and you’ve placed your most valuable possessions inside it. You feel confident they’re safe because you’ve got a sturdy lock on the chest.
The problem is, all a thief needs to do is figure out how to pick open the lock, and everything you have is theirs.
These days, a lot of our prized possessions are not material objects but come in the form of electronic data on our laptops and smart phones. In this d...
When you think of recyclables, you may think of scrap metal such as copper, an aluminum can, a plastic milk jug -- things of that nature. Most likely, ewaste recycling, like cellphones and laptops, isn’t the first thing to come into your mind. However, perhaps it should be, or at least a consideration. As a business, numerous benefits can be reaped from recycling electronics.
As a business, this will be your go-to guide to help you to understa...