How to Create a Sustainable Ewaste Recycling Program
As a business owner, you strive to keep your company as green as possible. In fact, corporate sustainability has always been a top priority for you and your team. So, why not implement an electronic waste recycling plan as one of your next big corporate ewaste solutions?
It’s simple: Instead of tossing old office electronics into the dumpster, you can help the earth and protect your compa...
So, you want to upgrade your office electronics to the latest and greatest tech in 2022. What should you invest in? And, most importantly, how should you properly dispose of your old office electronics?
Here’s something we can all agree on: Choosing the right office electronics for your business’s needs is crucial to your success. You don’t want to find yourself investing in something unnecessary or missing a device you need.
As the number of electronics on the market drastically increases, so too does electronic waste, or e-waste. And with more e-waste piling up in and around our environment, the problem of pollution like toxic chemicals comes into play.
Luckily there is a solution: Green electronics.
In this article, we will explain:
What are e-waste and green electronics?
The benefits of green electronics
How we can move towards a green future
As technology changes and advances, so too do methods of e-waste management. With the Internet of Things (IoT), like smart devices, becoming more and more popular, many manufacturing facilities are struggling to keep up with their waste.
So, what is the answer to IoT device waste disposal?
In this article, we will discuss
What IoT devices are
The impact they have when disposed of improperly
How you and your business can better ma...
Corporate Computers And Hardware Are Hiding A Ticking Time Bomb: End Of Life Devices
Did you know that corporate data theft is still a very real problem today? In fact, when it comes time to dispose of your old corporate computers and hardware, there is a hidden treasure trove of valuable information on your devices that could fall into the wrong hands.
With that being said, if these end of life devices are not disposed of properly, many prob...
The truth is, skipping the expense of an IT Recycling service could end up costing you way more in legal fees when a data breach occurs.
Data theft can occur with devices are improperly discarded and end up in landfills, free for the taking. Yes, even if you wiped our computer or restored factory settings.
Data recovery tools are advancing at the same rate as any technology. There is a way to get your data if it is n...
Raise your hand if you’ve ever experienced this scenario: your electronics have reached the end of their life, and it’s time to purchase new software. What do you do with the old electronics? More often than not, people tend to throw electronics in the trash as a means of e waste disposal.
Unfortunately, electronic waste can’t just be taken to the dump for 2 reasons:
It’s not environmentally friendly: old hardware contains compone...
Your IT assets, especially your hardware, have limited lifespans. Eventually, you’ll have to decommission them and purchase new hardware. But, what happens with the old hardware? Just throwing out a computer isn’t enough - you have to ensure that all data has been removed from it before you get rid of it. There are serious security implications to consider.
In this post, we’ll explore e-waste management, the process of safely and secur...
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Servers and computer hardware have a lifespan and become outdated just like many other things we use in our business and personal lives. For business owners and IT, managers running servers and data centers is a crucial part of their operations, and the common thought is that the life of a server lasts three or five years, but the truth is much more complicated.
Usually, servers and data equi...
Have you considered server recycling for your IT Department’s Asset Disposal plan?
It is becoming increasingly essential that organizations work towards reducing sensitive data leaks. Reducing your business' security weak points should be one of your top priorities, and helping out the environment can be a nice side-effect.
While there are many options out there that you can implement to ensure you're building a safer,...