Electronics recyclers discuss CRT processing at ISRI 2014

HOBI International President, Craig Boswell, participated in a panel discussion at the most recent ISRI Convention in early April. The subject hand, ‘How To Make Money In Electronics Recycling,’ brought up some interesting points on the processing of cathode ray tube (CRT) devices by electronics recyclers.

Although newer display technologies such as LCD, plasma display […]

HOBI Leads As Earth Day Highlights Electronics Recycling

The theme of this years Earth Day was ‘Green Cities‘ and HOBI International was the ring leader! The HOBI team took to the streets and successfully amped up the community about electronics recycling!

HOBI’s electronics recycling events held around the Dallas-Fort Worth area attracted people of all ages excited to get rid of some old […]

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    HOBI Celebrates ‘Green Cities’ Earth Day 2014 With Electronics Recycling

HOBI Celebrates ‘Green Cities’ Earth Day 2014 With Electronics Recycling

Last Earth Day the theme was ‘face the climate of change’ promoting energy conservation throughout the home and office. Forbes did a little investigating on the mindsets of employees who work from home compared to those who are constantly in the office.

Their survey, conducted by online market research company USamp, found letting employees work […]

Wearable Tech: Friend or foe of data security

If our lives weren’t already saturated with technology, wearable tech is the next big thing. This innovative emerging market is still in its early stages but has endless possibilities.

By 2015, 485 million wearable computing devices will be shipped per year. Right now nearly 61% of the current wearable tech market is sports and activity […]

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    Report: Tablet Issue, Opportunity To Improve Environmental Sustainability

Report: Tablet Issue, Opportunity To Improve Environmental Sustainability

HOBI International’s attendance at the December 2013 Green Electronics Council (GEC) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Slates and Tablets Workshop uncovered some very interesting points on the environmental issues and opportunities of tablets.

This workshop in particular brought together 39 stakeholders with various perspectives and a range of expertise, including original equipment manufacturers, […]

Microsoft promotes electronics recycling for XP

As Microsoft phases out its XP operating system, the leading software company encourages proper data erasure and electronics recycling for older computers.

Why the update for Microsoft?

While Microsoft had offered technical support to Microsoft XP and Office 2003 users for 12 years, due to the slump in PC shipments, the company can no longer offer […]