Environmental Services of Proper IT Asset Disposition

As the waste crisis continues to be a major issue, and many companies are becoming more environmentally conscious. Several have made statements proclaiming changes to their products such as biodegradable or reusable shopping bags. However, one type of waste many are still unaware of is electronic waste. E-waste accounts for 70 percent of the world’s…

Apple Sells Refurbished Mac Studio Models

Apple is known for its luxurious, though extremely expensive Apple products, as well as its restrictive repair policy that used to prevent third party repair shops from being able to repair Apple devices. In the past, the tech giant has found itself in hot water over false environmental claims after announcing that the company was…

California EPR Bill Signed into Law

During the last 3 years, Senate Bill 54 , the Plastic Pollution Producer Responsibility Act has seen much debate and appeared in multiple iterations, but recently passed the state Senate. The bill would create a producer responsibility organization (PRO) to run a collection and recycling program to be overseen by the state. This would also…

HOBI Weekly Blog Recap (6/27-30/22)

Below is a recap of this week’s blog posts including details on eBay’s partnership with Phonecheck, a battery recycling facility that received Lithium Ion battery testbeds that will help the company test and grade batteries, how proper IT asset disposition can help you with data security, and tips for keeping your electronics cool during heat…

Remember to Keep Your Electronics Cool

Some electronics may seem sturdy enough to withstand physical damages, but most forget that just because you cannot see the damage, doesn’t mean it’s not occurring. As we head into triple digit weather it’s important to remember that your electronics are not invincible, and are easily susceptible to heat damage, especially during the hottest part…

Keep Your Enterprise Data Safe with Proper IT Asset Disposition

Data security is one of the most important aspects of a business, and now that the world has made a digital, remote shift it’s becoming even more crucial. CEOs depend on data security for not only the safety of their employees’ personal information, but the safety of enterprise information as well. Data security helps maintain…