October 30, 2023

National Versus Local Electronics Recyclers: Which Should I Choose?

Many households have around one in six electronic devices or appliances lying unused in storage areas, leading to clutter and environmental concerns. Proper recycling through certified programs like e-Stewards, NAID, and R2, offered by companies like ERI, ensures secure and eco-friendly disposal, safeguarding both the environment and personal data.

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September 26, 2023

The Circular Life of a Smartphone: ITAD and Second Life Recycling Stories

Across the U.S., there are more than 310 million smartphone users, and the penetration rate for smartphones has quickly increased from 54.29% to 91.14% in just 10 years. In the next five years, it’s expected that 97.53% of the U.S. population will be using smartphones.Sometimes, people have business and personal smartphones. They may want to […]

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September 18, 2023

E-Waste Recycling Metrics: Measuring the Environmental Impact

The average U.S. household has almost 30 electronic products that are used daily. That includes computers, phones, TVs, tablets, e-readers, etc. How many do you have? What happens when your item is no longer needed or works correctly? Do you put it in a closet, basement, garage, or attic and forget about it or do […]

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August 28, 2023

Why Data Destruction is Essential for GDPR and Data Privacy Compliance

Across the U.S., there are laws and regulations that require companies and organizations to safeguard consumer information. If you work in a business, office, or practice that collects personal identifiable information (PII) like phone numbers, addresses, dates of birth, SSNs, etc., you are responsible for that data and must keep it private.When you have electronics […]

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August 2, 2023

The Process of Recycling Electronics on a Corporate Scale

Electronics recycling is important for so many reasons. Your employees, clients, customers, shareholders, and contractors likely have shared confidential data with your corporate offices at some point. If any of that is stored on a device and it goes missing, you’re responsible. You face costly lawsuits and fines.It’s just as important to keep these devices […]

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