Toshiba continues decline of computer, electronics recycling

The future of recycling old electronics looks meek for Toshiba as responsible disposal of end-of-life devices has decreased for the consecutive second year. According to Toshiba’s recent Environmental Report, the disposal of end-of-life devices has decreased nearly 25 percent since last years numbers. 90,700 tons were recycled in 2012, which has been spiraling downward from…

Top Tech Companies Receive Leadership Award For Electronics Recycling

Congratulations to Samsung who received the inaugural eCycling Leadership Award from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) yesterday for their outstanding leadership in recycling efforts. Best Buy, Dell, and Hewlett-Packard also received eCycling Leadership Awards. The purpose of CEA’s eCycling Leadership Initiative is to actively promote and make consumers aware of electronics recycling opportunities nationwide while increasing the…

Key to successful electronics recycling program: Certification

What sets your IT asset management and ITAD organization apart from the sea of others? At HOBI International Inc., it’s our Responsible Recyclers (R2) certification. Industry standards are an important part of insuring a level playing field within the ITAD industry. Companies requiring electronics recycling services need to be confident that their ITAD vendor is…