House of Representatives Passes Restrictive E-Scrap Legislation

The America COMPETES Act was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Feb. 4 with intentions of boosting U.S. competitiveness with China. The America Creating Opportunities for Manufacturing, Pre-Eminence in Technology, and Economic Strength Act of 2022 (America COMPETES Act) was proposed on grounds of security, stating, “it is in the national security interests…

Manage Your IT Assets with Proper IT Asset Disposition

As businesses grow and flourish, one thing they all have in common is an abundance of IT assets. Along with IT hardware comes the inevitable need to upgrade every so often, and this means finding an efficient process for IT asset management. Disposition is often an afterthought for most enterprises, but having a disposition plan…

The Effects of the Growing IoT on the ITAD Industry

The Internet of Things has grown and continues to change as technology evolves. During the last few years it has grown even more as society shifted primarily towards a remote work environment. Even today there are companies working remotely, using popular virtual platforms such as Zoom or Mark Zuckerberg’s Horizon Workrooms for meetings, projects etc.…

The Benefits of Partnering with an ITAD Enterprise Like HOBI

Desktops, laptops, tablets, even our cell phones help us conduct business whether it’s in the office or at home, but eventually each device needs to be upgraded, and rather than making a graveyard stack in a deserted supply closet, we encourage you to consider partnering with an ITAD enterprise like HOBI International. IT asset disposition…

HOBI Weekly Blog Recap (1/17-20/22)

Below is a recap of this week’s blog posts including tips on how to reduce e-waste in 2022, a recently passed New Jersey recycling mandate, tips on what to do if your smartphone won’t turn on, and some pitfalls and solutions of selling returned merchandise on the direct to consumer market.  Reducing E-Waste in 2022…