May
30

How Data Center Decommissioning can Improve Your Carbon Footprint

What is a carbon footprint? A “carbon footprint” is a measure of the amount of greenhouse gas emissions (primarily made up of carbon dioxide) that is associated with an organization,

May
28

Marine Plastic Litter and Recent Actions Taken Under the Basel Convention

Marine plastic pollution is an emerging issue within the international community and is widely covered by the media. Plastic debris is the main source of shoreline pollution. A large percentage

May
23

GUIDE: How to Responsibly Dispose of Lithium-Ion Batteries

The superior performance characteristics of lithium-ion batteries enhance the performance of our electronic devices, as described in a previous blog post. However, the handling of lithium-ion (li-ion) batteries during the

May
21

A Closer Look: Lithium-Ion Batteries in E-waste

Many battery types are available today, each with specific characteristics for various applications. For household use, there are rechargeable batteries, such as Lithium-Ion (Li-ion), Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) and Nickel

May
14

Why Data Security is a Big Part of the e-Recycling Process

Are there any electronics that do not store, access, process or backup data in today’s digital world? Regardless of its function, most electronics manage data in some way whether on

May
7

Top Advice for Sustainable Data Center Lifecycle Management

By 2025, data centers are expected to be the largest global energy users at 4.5 percent, an increase from just 0.9 percent in 2015. Currently 43 percent of companies do

May
2

ITAD: 4 Strategies for Managing Risk and Data Security

The most recent 2018 Ponemon Report states that the global average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million. The same report discloses the average global possibility of a breach

Apr
25

Peace Angels Project: When Recycling and Reusing Creates a Less Violent World

Art has an amazing duality; it is deeply personal but at the same time can inspire and engage entire communities. For painter and sculptor Lin Evola, news reports of children

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Apr
3

Four Reasons Why e-Recycling is so Important for Businesses

As we approach World Environment Day 2019, many organizations are considering how they might want to acknowledge and celebrate their environmental initiatives. The Earth Day Network for years has encouraged

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Apr
2

Trends and Challenges: The Focus on Recyclable Plastics

In many countries, producers of electronic or electrical equipment are also responsible for offering a takeback system for consumer electronics at end-of-life. To measure the performance of these systems, manufacturers