July 4, 2021

What Is Circular Economy And Why Does It Matter For E-Waste?

A circular economy aims to reduce trash, carbon emissions, and pollution of the water and soil. If you think about a circle, it never ends. The same is true of the circular economy. This economic model focuses on manufacturing, use, recycling, reuse/refurbishing, and remanufacturing. It ends the linear economy model where items are made, used, […]

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June 1, 2021

ITAD Services for Healthcare Companies

Between 2005 and 2019, more than 249 million people were affected by healthcare data breaches. More than 157 million of those cases happened between 2014 and 2019. Several factors can lead to a breach, but one of them is improper disposal of outdated or unnecessary electronics like computers, storage devices, copiers, etc. More than 23.5 […]

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May 18, 2021

How to Recycle Lithium-Ion Batteries

Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are one of the most common types of rechargeable batteries. While the first came out in the 1980s, they were not available commercially until the 1990s. They’re found in many common household and business electronics. It’s certain that your company uses electronics with Li-ion batteries every day. Smartphones, laptops, rechargeable headsets, tablets, and […]

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May 11, 2021

Components That Make Up Solar Panels

Have you ever thought about what goes into a solar panel? If you’re not directly involved in their creation, you may have no idea how many layers are actually in a single panel. Homeowners sign up to have them installed on the roof by a local solar panel installer, but little information is given on […]

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March 22, 2021

How to Recycle Solar Panels

From 2010 to 2020, solar energy saw an increase of around 42% each year. The cost to buy and install solar panels decreased. Plus, tax credits helped offset some of the costs to purchase and install solar arrays. When paired with decreased electricity bills, solar is gaining ground.There’s one problem. A solar panel cannot last […]

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February 11, 2021

Things to Consider When Recycling Solar Panels

Solar energy is catching on and becoming more affordable to families. Homes in states across the nation are putting solar panels on their rooftops and on stands in their yards. Recycling those solar panels is new as the first solar panels being put on homes are now reaching their end-of-life. That leads to a problem. […]

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February 3, 2021

Why Lithium-Ion Batteries Pose a Major Recycling Risk

Lithium-ion batteries are a type of rechargeable battery used in electronics and cars. You’ll find them in cordless tools, laptops, smartphones, digital cameras, and electric cars, bicycles, and wheelchairs. The first lithium-ion battery was developed during the 1980s, but these batteries became a commercial product in the 1990s. Since then, there have been concerns over […]

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January 29, 2021

Why Professional Data Destruction Matters to Your Business

Data destruction should be on the top of your business’s “Things to Plan” list. If you have papers, storage devices, or electronic items that are no longer needed, you can’t just throw them away. You can’t ignore the importance of having professional data destruction steps in place. If you haven’t thought about how you handle […]

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