Electronics Recycling

The best way to give back this Earth Day

Today marks the 46th annual Earth Day. This year, Earth Day Network chose to emphasize the importance of trees in our environment with the Trees of the Earth campaign. The network plans to plant 50,000 trees by the end of the day.  While people may not have the resources or space to plant trees this […]

By |April 22nd, 2016|Electronics Recycling, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Global e-waste recycling market expected to reach more than $30 billion

A report issued by Transparency Market Research indicates the global e-scrap recycling market will reach or exceed $34 billion by 2022, with an overall CAGR of 15.7 percent.

This large amount of growth can be attributed to the increasing amounts of e-waste generated every year, and a rising adoption rate for e-waste recycling practices.

As consumer […]

By |March 4th, 2016|Electronics Recycling, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Valentine’s Day 2016 aftermath: How to resell, recycle old devices

Loved ones everywhere received new gifts last Sunday in honor of Valentine’s Day. New gadgets are always a popular gift, so old devices no longer have their use. Instead of storing unused cellphones, tablets or computers in a drawer, reselling and recycling bring further use to old devices.

If you’re looking to trade in unused devices […]

By |February 19th, 2016|Electronics Recycling, Uncategorized|0 Comments

EPA study showcases benefits of R2 and e-Stewards programs

A study conducted by the EPA reviewing the effects of both R2 and E-Stewards standards in the workplace found both sets of standards create a positive framework for the e-waste recycling industry. This study interviewed stakeholders about their opinions of the different standards programs and both programs’ auditing process.

An FAQ distributed by the EPA […]

By |February 11th, 2016|Electronics Recycling, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Year’s resolution idea: resell and recycle

A new year begins tomorrow, and that means people everywhere are making resolutions. A popular resolution is to clean or declutter around the house. One way to declutter is to finally resell any unused electronics laying around or hidden in drawers around the house.

Smartphones have no greater value than in the present. For that reason, […]

By |December 31st, 2015|Electronics Recycling, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tips for a more cost efficient data center

It’s no secret data centers are pricey. Between regular equipment maintenance, electricity and environmental controls, a medium-sized data center can rack up thousands of dollars in monthly fees. To maximize a data center’s potential, it’s important to stick to the best practices and regular maintenance to make sure your devices are functioning at their highest […]

Happy HOBIdays!

As 2015 reaches an end, the HOBI team wants to wish everyone a merry Christmas and happy new year. We hope everyone has a restful end to the holiday season, and 2016 brings many opportunities for personal and professional growth.

2015 brought many new questions about new approaches to IT asset management. An increasing number of information […]

What to do with old electronics during the holiday season

With the holidays around the corner, consumers everywhere will be giving and receiving new electronics. After receiving new electronics, it’s easy to forget about older devices and store them in a drawer or box around the house. While this may be the easiest options, cities everywhere are working to make electronics recycling an easier process […]

By |December 16th, 2015|Electronics Recycling, Uncategorized|0 Comments