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Effects of Electronic Waste Pollution

Electronic waste, also called e-waste, is the name for electronic devices that have come towards the end of their useful life, are outdated, or have been replaced. The most common devices include computers, monitors, televisions, stereos, copiers, printers, fax machines, cellphones, DVD players, cameras, batteries, and many more electronic devices. These used electronics can be reused, resold, salvaged, or recycled. However, more often than no...

By: admin | June 25, 2019 | Electronics Recycling Read More

Why Recycling Electronics is Important

With the advancement of technology, companies are constantly churning out new devices. While this influx of new tech has brought about tremendous societal benefits, it also has its downsides. This influx means that many of our old devices are now obsolete—this is called end-of-life (EOL) electronics or e-waste. The explosive growth in e-waste has led to a rapidly escalating issue of our old devices ending up in landfills, where toxic materi...

By: admin | June 22, 2019 | Electronics Recycling Read More

How to Properly Recycle Electronics

With technology constantly advancing, like a new iPhone coming out every year, the rate at which we create e-waste is rising exponentially. So what do you do with the devices that you’re no longer using? Recycle. Thankfully, learning how to properly recycle electronics isn’t difficult. According to Gartner, a tech research company, approximately 1.5 billion cellphones were bought in 2017. That’s about one phone for every five people aliv...

By: admin | June 19, 2019 | Electronics Recycling Read More

How to Recycle a Computer for Your Business

With Apple and other computer giants releasing new technology every year and devices quickly becoming obsolete, consumers and businesses are needing to purchase newer and newer tech more often. But what do we do with our outdated technology? Oftentimes, they sit in our junk drawers or take up space in our closet or landfills, but there’s a better way of getting rid of old computers. Here's how to recycle a computer. Whether they’re laptop...

By: admin | June 5, 2019 | Uncategorized Read More

How Your Business Can Reap The Benefits of E-waste Recycling

With the continued advances in technology, we’re constantly needing to update our devices in order to stay current but when you run a business and need to replace hundreds or thousands of devices, this can be pricey. That's where the benefits of e-waste recycling for your business comes in. One of the many benefits of e-waste recycling for your business is that you can regain some of your initial investment and apply it towards your new tec...

By: admin | May 31, 2019 | Uncategorized Read More

Bringing Awareness to the Hazards of E-waste with E-waste Art

E-waste could have horrible impacts on our environment and, eventually, our health, but some artists are doing their part by creating e-waste art. You wouldn’t expect the word “e-waste” to inspire creativity, but artists all over the world are doing just that–being creative. E-waste art is exactly what it sounds like: creating art by recycling electronics that are no longer in use. The goal of these artisans is to raise awareness of...

By: admin | May 8, 2019 | Uncategorized Read More

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 ...