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Business Electronics Recycling Guide

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, e-waste 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 underst...

By: chatterbuzz | January 17, 2020 | Uncategorized Read More

The Positives of Recycling E-Waste

Electronics waste collectors offer ways for you to recycle your E-waste in a way that is environmentally safe and reliable. However, why should you make the effort to actually round up all your old electronics and take them into a recycling center? In this blog we’re going to answer exactly why you should make the effort, some of the answers may just surprise you and cause you to re-think just letting those old electronics just sit idle. Wh...

By: chatterbuzz | December 27, 2019 | Uncategorized Read More

Analyzing the Numbers Behind E-Waste in Today’s World

We’ve talked before about E-waste, where it comes from and how companies are looking to alleviate the problem. Today we’re going to look at some numbers and facts regarding E-waste today such as how the U.S. handles E-waste. The Scale of E-Waste in 2020 Before we get into any hard numbers or data, here’s a quick refresher on E-waste Facts. Electronic waste comes from computers, cell phones, TV’s and other pieces of technology. The was...

By: chatterbuzz | December 19, 2019 | Electronics Recycling Read More

US electronics companies are recycling their E-waste

Why U.S. Companies are Recycling and Reusing E-waste When you think of recyclables you may think of scrap metal such as copper, an aluminum beer can, a plastic milk jug… things of that nature. Most likely e-waste recycling, like cellphones and laptops, aren’t the first thing to come into your mind. However, now U.S. companies like Apple are taking an interest in recycling and reusing so called E-waste. In this post we’re going to tell you ...

By: chatterbuzz | December 12, 2019 | Electronics Recycling Read More

The Rise of E-Waste: The Increasing Rate of E-Waste

5G is a term that has permeated the mainstream news as the next-generation network infrastructure that is going to change the internet game. This isn’t entirely wrong either, 5G will be a big step in wireless communications but it will also have a negative effect– the increasing rate of e-waste that coincides with such a transition.    5G is still some dubious phrasing since it doesn't quite mean the same thing to every carrier wh...

By: chatterbuzz | November 7, 2019 | Electronics Recycling Read More

Effects of E-Waste Can Cost You Your Health and the Environment

Every year, the iPhone gets bigger – so big that people begin to wonder if it will even fit in their back pockets!  All jokes aside, there is now an on-going problem that is even BIGGER than this year’s new iPhone release. Introducing the latest model of, drum roll please... global effects of e-waste.  Electronic waste, or e-waste, is an umbrella term used to describe discarded electronic devices such as cell phones, televisions, and ...

Recycling E-waste Industry is Growing Worldwide

Did you know that the recycling e-waste industry is growing? The waste recycling market is growing fast as the need for more advanced technology and vital equipment increases. The rapid growth and popularity of home electronics, from laptops to smartphones to flat-screen televisions, has turned this field into a global industry, with a fast turn around, worth billions of dollars. However, technological advances have also created another glo...

By: chatterbuzz | September 4, 2019 | Electronics Recycling Read More

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Medals Made From E-waste

With less than a year to go before the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, the Organizing Committee (TOCOG) has finally unveiled the design of the medals that will grace the necks of all 5,000 winners. After a nationwide competition in Japan, which was open to both professional designers and design students, a specially assigned selection panel combed through more than 400 entries before deciding on the ideas presented by Junichi Kawanishi, Dir...

What is Environmental Liability?

Environmental Liability is the potential environmental cost that a consumer acquires when purchasing a product or service. Being aware of your environmental liability as a business is not only ethically responsible but fiscally responsible. Environmental disasters can hurt your reputation and with the EPA’s newly created National Enforcement Initiatives (NEIs), it can lead to massive fines and other financial punishment.  Businesses should ...

Data Liability: Is Your Data At Risk?

To prevent data liability and/or a data breach, you need to make sure that you find the right company who can destroy and sanitize data from a hard drive.  If you have ever gotten rid of, sold, or tossed out a computer then you (hopefully) know how important it is to purge your device of all data. After years of having your computer save all of your passwords or saving all of your important documents onto it if anyone gets their hands on it i...