Apple’s Self Repair Kit More Expensive Than Manufacturer Repair?

As the idea of consumers repairing their own device has spread, many tech giants have announced self repair programs, Apple being the most surprising. The Apple self repair kits were intended to be a more cost effective alternative for device repairs, however, the home repair kit may end up being even more expensive than manufacturer…

Dangers of Self Repair Include Setting Your House on Fire

As technology evolves, it also becomes more expensive. Newer smartphone models range anywhere from $800-$1,000 and higher depending on size, storage capacity etc. Repairing devices can be almost as expensive as purchasing a new one, which is leading many consumers on the quest to repair their device elsewhere. Instead of getting slapped with a bill…

Call2Recycle Service Reduces Battery Labor Expenses

One of the most hazardous obstacles faced by e-scrap facilities is the risk of battery fire. Lithium Ion batteries can be especially dangerous when damaged, including causing fires and explosions, and many facilities do not have enough workers trained to handle them. In order to move scrap batteries safely downstream, facilities must make sure that…