December 28, 2020

ERI Featured in CNBC Story on Conquering the Challenges of Electronic Waste

ERI, the nation’s largest fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, is spotlighted in a feature story produced by CNBC about the mounting glut of electronic waste and the need for responsible recycling practices.  The in-depth CNBC feature segment explores the rapid production of innovative new technologies and the […]

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December 20, 2020

ERI Names Brendan M. Egan to Board of Directors

ERI, the nation’s largest fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, has announced that it has named Brendan M. Egan to its Board of Directors.Egan is a serial entrepreneur who focuses on leveraging his experience in software development and marketing to create new technologies, disrupt existing industries, and make impactful changes […]

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December 17, 2020

Ways Cloud Providers Can Manage Secure Server Decommissioning

Cloud computing is convenient, but cloud providers have to carefully consider how to manage secure server decommissioning. Amazon is a leader in the cloud computing market, but it only holds 32% of the share. Smaller companies falling into the “Other” category dominate as cloud providers. Most workers spend time with one or all of the […]

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December 10, 2020

ERI Names Kevin Dillon to Board of Directors

ERI, the nation’s largest fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, has announced that it has named Kevin J. Dillon to its Board of Directors.Dillon is a co-founder of ERI and has served among the company’s leadership now for 16 years.As ERI’s current Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Sales […]

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December 6, 2020

E-Waste and Privacy Laws to Watch for in 2021

In 2020, only half of the U.S. has enacted laws or regulations that mandate e-recycling. Many still do not have any laws on the books. Only 19 states ban electronics from landfills. Even with current laws, Statista reports that only 20% of e-waste is properly documented, collected, and recycled. That’s frightening if you stop and […]

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November 11, 2020

ERI to Team with Top-Selling Electronics Brand TCL, MRM and Fresno County for Safe Electronics Recycling Event in Fresno on America Recycles Day Weekend

ERI, the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste and the world’s largest IT asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, will team up with MRM and TCL® to host a free, safely social distanced electronics recycling event for all Fresno-area residents on Saturday, November 14th (America Recycles Day). The event provides locals with an opportunity to […]

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November 5, 2020

City & State New York Interviews John Shegerian of ERI

ERI’s Co-Founder and Executive Chairman John Shegerian was recently interviewed by reporter Jonathan Lentz of City & State New York on the topic of the increased dangers of hardware hacking in the age of COVID. Hardware cybersecurity has become of growing concern to businesses and government agencies all around the world.  ERI is at the […]

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October 26, 2020

What Is Chain-of-Custody With Electronics Recycling and IT Asset Disposition?

In electronics recycling and IT asset disposal, chain-of-custody is a process that documents exactly where electronic items are during all stages of recycling. It includes an item’s custody, transfer, analysis, and disposal. Why does this matter? If a company doesn’t know where items are, there’s no way to prove information on those electronics wasn’t stolen […]

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October 21, 2020

Privacy Laws and Data Destruction: Why You Need to Properly Manage Your Hardware

If you ask someone what they fear losing in a breach or hack, financial/banking data, computer/network information, and identity information top the list. People are less afraid of losing their contact information or medical information. It’s your responsibility to make sure you’re meeting privacy laws and properly disposing of hardware.Any business or organization that stores […]

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October 14, 2020

Improper Data Decommissioning Can Cost Your Business Millions

Data decommissioning is a process where electronics and other assets that hold important data are removed from a company’s possession in a responsible manner. It could be the result of a company shutting down, expanding, or simply needing to get rid of outdated equipment. Done correctly, sensitive information isn’t exposed or at risk of being […]

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