August 28, 2014

Tablet and Laptops Increase in Schools, But What About the E-Waste Issue?

By Veena Clay August 28, 2014 As tablet and laptops sales increase in schools, addressing the e-waste issue in schools could get tricky. Momentum is building among schools for a massive discard of out-of-date and unwanted electronics, which could mean a significant impact on the already voluminous e-waste crisis. The e-waste crisis may not be […]

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June 5, 2014

What is IT Asset Disposition and Why Does it Matter?

By Veena Clay June 5, 2014 When businesses must dispose or recycle IT devices, compliance with specific laws and regulations governing the process for the protection of the environment is required. This is called IT asset disposition (ITAD). ITAD has evolved into a growing industry, with companies relying on the dedicated expertise of ITAD professionals […]

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June 5, 2014

How to Recycle Electronics

By Veena Clay June 5, 2014 Recycling electronics has become a critical step in curbing the global e-waste crisis. All around the world, governments, nonprofit organizations, businesses and households are playing a role in the effort. A number of e-cycling programs are organized according to the specific nature of the electronic device being recycled. This […]

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April 30, 2014

Top Electronic Waste Collection States in America

By Veena Clay April 30, 2014 America is now well known throughout the world for its accumulation of waste and not so well known for its ability to adequately recycle and properly dispose of it. In fact, much of America‚Äôs e-waste, in particular, is exported to Asia and Africa, where less-than-ideal recycling conditions are causing […]

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April 16, 2014

Seven Important Facts About the Current Global E-Waste Crisis

By Veena Clay April 16, 2014 Over the past three decades, the frequent use of technological devices has skyrocketed, and so too has electronic device production. Stores are full of devices controlling everything from our daily agendas to our nightly security systems. The common use of digital devices has worked its way into every sector […]

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April 15, 2014

A Closer Look at Kenya’s New E-Waste Recycling Hub

By Veena Clay April 15, 2014 For years, the developed world has been shipping its waste material to Asia and Africa for recycling. It is estimated that the U.S. exports an estimated 70-80% of its e-waste, and electronics production in America is expected to skyrocket over the next five years. This means that exports to […]

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April 4, 2014

E-Cycling Around the World: China, Japan and Switzerland

By Veena Clay April 4, 2014 Beginning as early as the 1970s, countries around the world began recognizing the unique issues surrounding electronic waste and electronic waste recycling. Many countries started holding conventions and meetings to discuss the issue, which resulted in government-run recycling programs as well as a number of rules and regulations still […]

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