Electronics Recycling

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

E-Waste market to expect major growth by 2020

Research and Markets issued a report indicating the global e-waste management market will reach $49.4 billion by 2020. This report estimates the market’s CAGR will reach 23.5 percent or more from 2014-2020. Waste management companies in the Asia-Pacific region comprised the largest revenue share of the report, with European countries placing second.

The growing need for […]

By |November 24th, 2015|Electronics Recycling, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to recycle personal electronics

When gearing up for America Recycles Day this weekend, remember to take personal electronics into account. Recycling electronics cuts down on e-waste dumping, brings potential for reuse and saves internal metals to be used in other industries.

When choosing to recycle your personal devices, here are 3 guidelines:

Prep devices

Unused devices such as cellphones, laptops and tablets […]

By |November 13th, 2015|Electronics Recycling, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to donate electronics to support veterans

Today is Veterans Day, a day we devote to remembering both active soldiers and veterans of the armed forces around our country. We owe our veterans our lives for protecting us at home and abroad and are forever in debt to them.

The sacrifices our forces make for us each day are unimaginable for those […]

By |November 11th, 2015|Electronics Recycling, Uncategorized|0 Comments