January 22, 2019

Why ITAD Is the Most Overlooked Security Issue

The International Data Corporation (IDC) estimates that companies will spend over $100 billion on cybersecurity initiatives by the year 2020. The researchers who came to this conclusion believe that companies will be willing to invest more in cybersecurity than ever before due to the increase in data breach incidents over the last several years. Researchers […]

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January 1, 2019

7 Terrifying Cyber Crime Statistics

Technology and the mass adoption of the internet is on the rise, but unfortunately, so is the prevalence of cyber crime.The internet has become a vital part of our daily lives. What was once a tool used mainly for electronic mail, the internet has evolved into something much bigger than we ever thought possible. It […]

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December 17, 2018

Five Common Electronics Companies Forget To Recycle

You probably still remember the three R’s that you learned in school: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! While that motto is quite old, it’s components are necessary now more than ever. According to Frontier Group — a group that provides analysis and information to citizens for living cleaner and healthier — the U.S. produces more than 30 […]

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December 4, 2018

The Largest Third Party Data Breaches of 2018

As technology quickly advances and the internet becomes more accessible, many benefits are offered to us, but this past year, we have also seen a lot of damage. Without even following the news too closely, you likely recall that there has been an increase in security regarding our personal information (especially regarding online purchases). Data […]

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October 22, 2018

Forming An ITAD Plan for Manufacturers

Electronic manufacturers are producing and selling more electronic devices now than ever before. To stay competitive, these manufacturers also frequently introduce upgraded and enhanced models of electronic devices to keep consumers interested and motivate them to make another purchase. This strategy is great for business, but it’s not so good for the environment.It’s estimated that […]

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October 15, 2018

The Benefits of Manufacturer Electronic Mail Back Programs

E-waste legislation has been passed in 25 states and the District of Columbia. The laws vary from state-to-state. In California, for example, consumers pay a fee of $6-10 whenever they purchase “video display equipment”. This fee is eventually passed down to e-waste recyclers that help consumers responsibly recycle their electronic devices.A number of states require […]

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October 8, 2018

How ERI Helps Manufacturers With Product Recalls

Consumer products cause millions of serious injuries every year in the U.S. Products that most people use on a regular basis, including exercise equipment, chairs, sofas, beds, mattresses, and pillows caused a staggering 2 million injuries in 2017, many of which were serious enough to warrant a trip to the emergency room. A lot of […]

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