Electronics Recycling

E-Scrap recycling market anticipating substantial growth

Transparency Market Research anticipates substantial growth for the e-scrap recycling market until 2022. The report indicates the market will grow at a CAGR of 7.2 percent within the next five years.

TMR lists the key drivers for market growth as growing use of electronics, shortening device lifecycles, environmental and health hazard prevention, increasing government regulation […]

By |March 23rd, 2017|Electronics Recycling, Recycling|1 Comment

What to do with old devices after Valentine’s Day

New tablets, smartphones and wearable technology are popular gifts each Valentine’s Day. With new devices in-hand, old devices are no longer of use. Instead of storing unused cellphones, tablets or computers in a drawer, reselling and recycling bring further use to old devices.

Many U.S. cities have electronics recycling collection sites to ensure responsible electronics […]

By |February 15th, 2017|Electronics Recycling, ITAD, Mobile, News, Recycling, Uncategorized|1 Comment

HOBI International, Inc. Weekly Recap 1/30-2/3

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 1/30-2/3

HOBI International, Inc. marks 25 years in the IT and mobile asset disposition industry

Today marks HOBI International, Inc.’s 25th year as a leading IT and mobile asset management provider. During the past 25 years, HOBI has grown from a small family-operated electronics recycler […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Electronics Recycling, ITAD, Mobile, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2020 Olympic medals will be made of recycled electronics

Organizers of the Olympic and Paralympic games are aiming for sustainable awards instead of the traditional medals in the 2020 Olympics. In place of the gold, silver and bronze medals, organizers will create medals from recycled electronics.

Olympic games organizers have established collection sites around the country for Japanese citizens to donate their older mobile phones, […]

By |February 1st, 2017|Electronics Recycling, Mobile, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What to do with your old television before Super Bowl Sunday

With Super Bowl LI this weekend, people across the country are gearing up for watch parties. Many football fans may purchase a new television to watch the game, but how to properly dispose of an old television is not common knowledge.

Since televisions are large devices, first instinct may be to leave them in an alley […]

HOBI International, Inc. Weekly Recap 1/8-1/13

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 1/8-1/13

New report indicates app usage growth slowing

A new report from  Flurry indicates overall app usage growth is finally slowing. The firm reported app usage grew 11 percent during 2016, a significant decrease from 2015’s growth of 58 percent.

Four ways tablets improve classroom technology […]

HOBI News of the Week 1/2-1/6

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 1/2-1/6

Samsung to reveal the cause of Galaxy Note 7 malfunction

Tim Baxter, COO and president of Samsung, announced the company will reveal the cause of the massive Galaxy Note 7 malfunction soon.

E-Waste recycling and reuse services market to exceed $40 billion

A new report from […]

HOBI News of the Week 10/31-11/4

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 10/31-11/4

The most overlooked component of enterprise mobile asset management

When considering a mobile asset management provider, enterprises may focus on repair solutions, data security, and future refurbishment and recycling opportunities. While these are all important components of mobile asset management, the most overlooked […]