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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September 10, 2018

ITAD Services for the Telecommunications Industry

The U.S. is one of the largest producers of e-waste in the world, and many of the e-waste produced in this country comes from companies in the telecommunications industry. The desire to rapidly innovate has forced companies in this industry to constantly introduce new and improved versions of smartphones and other electronic devices to consumers. […]

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September 4, 2018

Why Did China and Thailand Ban E-Waste Imports?

Several weeks ago, the government in Thailand announced that the country would no longer accept e-waste imports. The announcement comes approximately one year after China’s government officials reached the same decision to ban imports of e-waste sent from countries around the world. Both decisions generated a significant number of headlines, but despite the press coverage, […]

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August 27, 2018

Report: U.S. Retailers Lead the World in Data Breaches

According to Statista, approximately 179 million records were exposed in 1,579 reported data breaches in 2017. Businesses in all industries are affected by data breaches, although those in the financial services industry tend to incur the highest costs after a breach. Even though financial businesses lose the most money as a result of the breach, […]

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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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