June 19, 2024

ERI Joins Staples, Energizer and Call2Recycle on Panel to Discuss Their Circular Collaboration at Battery & Critical Metals Conference

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–John Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of ERI, the nation’s largest fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider, moderated a featured panel on the subject of innovative collaborations that can further the circular economy at the Battery and Critical Metals Recycling Conference today, hosted by Recycling Today at the Westin Buckhead in Atlanta.“The proliferation of electronic consumer […]

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June 18, 2024

Electronics Disposal: The Basics of Responsible Recycling

How many electronic items do you own? Like most people, you probably have a cellphone, laptop or desktop computer, and TV. What about a smart speaker, security camera, tablet, e-reader, rechargeable power tools, remotes, and computer monitor? Studies find the average U.S. home has 28 devices. In 2018, U.S. consumers generated 2.7 million tons of electronic […]

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June 11, 2024

ERI Achieves ISO 27001 Certification, Demonstrating Commitment to Highest Level of Information Management Security

ERI Becomes First ITAD Company to be both SOC 2 Type II and ISO 27001 CertifiedJune 11, 2024 01:07 PM Eastern Daylight TimeFRESNO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ERI, the nation’s largest fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, announced today that it has successfully achieved ISO 27001:2022 [ISO/IEC 27001] certification, a globally […]

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June 11, 2024

AI-powered devices are coming. How can businesses best dispose of their older hardware

If not disposed of properly, a business could be opening itself up to serious problems.All hardware, including hard drives, pictured here, should be responsibly recycled for security and sustainability reasons./Getty Images by Gene MarksPublished June 11, 2024, 5:00 a.m. ETMicrosoft Corp. announced last month a new collaboration with PC manufacturers to launch new laptops and other devices that […]

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May 31, 2024

How to Recycle Alkaline Batteries in Bulk

Many districts lack alkaline battery recycling and advise locals to throw their alkaline batteries out. Recycling options tend to focus more on car and lawnmower batteries, lithium-ion batteries, and other rechargeable batteries. Did you know that recycling alkaline batteries is just as important?While many devices now use rechargeable batteries, some household electronics take alkaline batteries […]

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May 2, 2024

Disposing of Alkaline Batteries: What You Need to Know

How are you disposing of alkaline batteries? All of the batteries you use around a home or business – 9-volt, AA, AAA, C, D, etc. – are all examples of single-use alkaline battery sizes. It’s the Energizer, Duracell, Rayovac, and generic store brand batteries you purchase in stores.Single-use batteries go into fire/smoke/carbon monoxide detectors, flashlights, […]

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April 29, 2024

Cell Phone Recycling: What to Do With Old Technology

In the U.S., consumers replace their cell phones every two and a half to three years. In general, Samsung offers five to seven years of security updates. Google Pixels get five years of security updates. The iPhone’s security updates end after about five years. The lesser-known Fairphone promises security updates for seven years. When new viruses, […]

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April 4, 2024

Alkaline Battery Recycling: Notable Public-Private Partnerships

Alkaline batteries, also known as single-use batteries, are the batteries you use each day in things like smoke detectors, remotes, and portable radios. When they run out of energy, it used to be commonplace to throw them into the household trash. In some communities, it’s what people are told to do.Trashing alkaline batteries isn’t the […]

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