Electronics recycling is on the up-and-up as EcoATM reports collecting and disposing of 2 million electronic devices.

EcoATM is a network of more than 800 electronics recycling kiosks popping up in malls and retailers all over the nation. Throughout its four years of service in collecting and recycling phones, tablets and MP3 players, EcoATM seems to be making their dent in the war on e-waste accumulated by mobile electronics.

2 million devices. Let’s break it down a little more:

  • 500,000 pounds of devices
  • 70,000 pounds of copper
  • 1,544 pounds of silver

Where can businesses go for electronics recycling?

The collection of lightly used electronics starts with businesses and consumers. EcoATM is just one of the many options consumers can take advantage of, but what is the best outlet for businesses to recycle their IT and mobile electronics.

R2-certified recyclers like HOBI International Inc are experts in electronics management, disposal and remarketing, especially with an established international market. Electronics remarketing in secondary markets is essential when the device is not yet at its end of life stage. This drastically reduces the amount of precious material wasted or irresponsibly disposed of. As well as significantly reduces the need for excess mining.

HOBI has constructed two unique programs that specifically handle enterprise IT equipment and mobile devices.

The MobileLife Process

MobileLife provides a one-stop-shop for your organization’s mobile asset needs. HOBI’s comprehensive mobile lifecycle management solution delivers custom programs designed to maximize your mobile ROI throughout the entire lifecycle:

  • Deployment
  • Asset Management
  • Repair Services
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Data Erasure
  • Compliance
  • Remarketing & Resale
  • Recycling


The EASE Process

EASE provides enterprises with a complete spectrum of services from asset management and repair to data erasure and recycling.

  • Data Security & Erasure
  • Data Center Relocations
  • Data Management
  • Environmental
  • Forward Deployment
  • Recycling
  • Remarketing and Resale
  • Reporting & Compliance
  • Risk Mitigation
  • Technical Services