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

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

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Mar
28

E-Recycler Standards to Consider When Disposing of E-waste

Certifications today are created for almost every industry. They help guide managers in vendor selection and help the industry set and maintain a level of standards. Most global companies in

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Feb
12

Straight From the Source: How to Fulfill E-recycling Data Requests

As an IT manager, incoming requests from various departments within the company can be daunting. Whether you are resolving issues with working or non-working IT assets, you are responsible for

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Jan
22

Closing the Loop: Global Trends in E-waste

E-waste is one of the fastest growing waste streams in both developed and developing countries – albeit at different rates per region. Reusing, recycling and properly disposing of electronic waste

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Jan
15

Learning from Looking Back: SRS’ Five Most-Viewed Blog Posts of 2018

The New Year is a perfect time to reflect on highlights and accomplishments from the past 365 days. 2018 was a significant year for the IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) and

Dec
18

Major ITAD Threats You Need to Eliminate in 2019

It is that time of year. A time to reflect and identify opportunities to improve going forward. It has been quite a year for the IT and electronics industry which