House Passes Bill Declaring Lithium Batteries Safe

The House of Representatives has passed legislation that prevents the United States government from implementing more stringent rules classifying lithium batteries as a hazardous material. Does that mean the batteries are not hazardous? Not necessarily. The move is based on lobbying and financial interests, rather than environmental or safety concerns. Read more about the House’s decision on…

Mitigating Risk, Maintaining Compliance and Procuring a Return

Along with the extreme environmental benefits and green initiatives, there are several vital reasons for modern corporations with substantial IT assets to procure a partner for IT asset management, resale and recycling. The three major reasons are: MITIGATING RISK MAINTAINING COMPLIANCE PROCURING A RETURN ON INVESTMENT RISK Whether you’re in an IT management position or…

HOBI International Processing Facilities Pass Rigorous Responsible Recycling Certification

HOBI International, Inc., a global leader in the resale, remarketing and recycling of IT assets and cellular phones, today announced R2 Certification for its Dallas, Texas, processing center. Created by a multi-stake holder group, which included the US EPA, state regulators and OEMs and is now managed by R2 Solutions, the R2 Certification is a…