Will sapphire iPhone screens trouble electronics recyclers?

Smartphone screens as hard as a diamond! Well, almost. Sapphire is the second-hardest material on the planet. Manufactured sapphire, a substance already used to armor some military vehicles, may make an appearance in smartphone and tablet screens. Recent company projections suggest we could see a new iPhone launch with sapphire glass coming this fall, supplied…

Refurbished electronics might be right for you if…

Refurbished electronics might be right for you if… You like to save some green Buying refurbished electronics save you and the environment. Fully-functional tablets, laptops and other electronics are able to get a second life when sent to experts in IT asset management. Inspected and tested for quality, refurbished electronics are close to brand-new but…

ISRI Supports D4D

25 years in the making, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has set out to educate OEMs on the importance of design for disassembly. To design for disassembly is to think about the ultimate destiny of electronic devices during the design-stage of a product’s development. Why design for disassembly? OEMs must consider the after-affects…

Which generation lacks in data security?

Do millennials throw caution to the wind when it comes to data security? The newest generation of workers has the reputation of being significantly more plugged-in than their predecessors. Experts even suggest “reverse mentoring” to encourage older generations to be more “tech-savvy.” However, are millennials letting data security get the best of them? 22% of…