March 27, 2023

Don’t Throw Out Hard-to-Recycle Items Without Reading These Tips

“Wishcycling” is one of the biggest challenges for recycling facilities. What is wishcycling? It’s a situation where people place items in their blue recycling bins because they have a recycling symbol or it’s made from materials that you feel are recyclable. But, those items actually contaminate the recycling stream and create a situation where a […]

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February 6, 2023

How To Prevent Lithium Ion Battery Fires

Vancouver, British Columbia’s Fire and Rescue Services put out warnings to residents to be careful when charging lithium-ion batteries due to a 5x increase in fires caused by these batteries. In the U.S., the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported more than 25,000 fires were caused by lithium-ion batteries in 2018.These batteries are in your […]

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January 23, 2023

How Data Centers Decommission & Upgrade Servers

Experts agree that most data centers should upgrade their services every three to five years. Even if a system seems to be operating well, manufacturer warranties tend to end after three years, though some will go as high as five.More importantly, IDC and Dell found that server performance drops by 14% every year. By the […]

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January 18, 2023

Why Alkaline Battery Recycling Is Critical For the Environment

In general, there are five categories of household batteries: Single-Use, Lithium Ion, Small Sealed Lead Acid, Nickel Cadmium, and Nickel-Metal Hydride. When batteries are rechargeable, they can be used hundreds or thousands of times before they stop holding a charge and must be sent for recycling. Single-use batteries are used once and disposed of. These […]

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