August 20, 2018

How Different Types of E-Waste Are Recycled

Recycling electronic devices is much harder than recycling common household materials such as paper and aluminum. Because of this, e-waste is not processed at the same facilities that process paper, plastic, aluminum, and glass. Instead, it is sent to specialized facilities that are equipped to safely and responsibly process these devices. The e-waste recycling process […]

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August 6, 2018

ITAD Services For Government Agencies

IT asset disposition (ITAD) plans outline how an organization such as a government agency will dispose of outdated or unneeded electronic devices in a responsible manner. This includes recycling electronic devices in a way that does not harm the environment and completely destroying the data that is stored on these devices so it cannot be […]

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July 31, 2018

Smoke & Mirrors: How To Evaluate An E-waste & ITAD Partner

E-waste and ITAD vendors provide invaluable services to businesses in the U.S. But, some vendors are more reliable than others. There are countless companies that claim to be eco-conscious and committed to data security, but few that actually are. How can you evaluate potential e-waste and ITAD partners to find the right one for your […]

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July 24, 2018

What’s Behind the Increase in Third Party Data Breaches?

Every company must purchase services and goods from another company at some point. This can include hiring outside legal counsel, marketing professionals, and even janitorial services. When the time comes to hire a third party vendor, it’s important to choose wisely. Why? Every business has a responsibility to protect its data, and part of protecting […]

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July 16, 2018

Study: U.S. Produces the Most E-Waste Per Person

Electronic waste, or e-waste, is a growing problem. People all over the world have contributed to this problem by throwing away electronic waste instead of recycling it responsibly. However, a new study reveals that the people in some countries contribute much more e-waste than others.An Overview of the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) StudyThe Bureau […]

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June 27, 2018

ITAD Plans For Small Businesses

Businesses of all sizes own and operate technological devices such as smartphones, tablets, and computers. These devices often contain sensitive data, such as customers’ names, credit card numbers, and other types of personally identifiable information. This information must be kept secure at all times–especially when the devices are no longer being used.If a device is […]

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June 18, 2018

A Look Back at Cybercrime in the First Quarter of 2018

Cybercrime made headlines in 2017, and so far, it has shown no signs of slowing down in 2018 either. Less than half of the year has passed, and there have already been numerous cybercrime incidents that have affected countless businesses and consumers. Here’s a look at some of the biggest cybercrimes from the first quarter […]

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June 11, 2018

The Mobile Workforce’s Impact on Your ITAD Plan

Numerous studies have shown that the majority of employees enjoy working remotely. Employees who work remotely can avoid lengthy commutes and find more of a work-life balance. But, they aren’t the only ones who benefit from this arrangement. Offering remote work helps companies retain their talent, improve employee satisfaction, and increase productivity.Remote work is beneficial […]

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June 4, 2018

How to Change ITAD Vendors Without Putting Sensitive Data At Risk

A relationship between a client and vendor rarely lasts forever. These relationships often end when the vendor significantly increases their prices, discontinues certain services, relocates, or goes out of business. A relationship between a client and vendor can also be severed when the client is simply unsatisfied with the quality of the vendor’s services.In most […]

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May 28, 2018

On-Site Data Destruction vs. Off-Site Data Destruction

Hiring an e-waste recycler to handle the destruction of data on unwanted or obsolete IT assets is a smart business decision. Reliable e-waste recyclers don’t simply erase the data off of these devices—they destroy it. Once the data has been destroyed, it can no longer be recreated, which means businesses won’t have to worry about […]

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