Electronics Recycling

HOBI weekly blog recap 5/8-5/12

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 5/8-5/12

Keylogger-like feature found on HP enterprise laptops

A researcher for Swiss security firm Modzero reports a program with keylogger-like features has been recording keystrokes on several HP laptops. The keylogger activity documented user keystrokes, then entered the information into a log file.

Global cloud security […]

Electronics recycling market anticipated to exceed $30 billion

A report from Research and Markets indicates the electronics recycling market will exceed $30 billion within the next five years. The firm reports overall electronics recycling revenue will reach $32.4 billion by 2022.

When a new electronic device is introduced to the market, an older electronic device is no longer needed. With the number of new […]

By |May 9th, 2017|Electronics Recycling, Uncategorized|0 Comments

HOBI weekly blog recap 4/17-4/21

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 4/17-4/21

How to get involved for Earth Day 2017

Saturday marks the 47th  annual Earth Day. Many communities host a variety of Earth Day activities to encourage environmental well-being and education. One way to get involved in the Earth Day celebrations is recycling old electronics […]

How to get involved for Earth Day 2017

Saturday marks the 47th  annual Earth Day. Many communities host a variety of Earth Day activities to encourage environmental well-being and education. One way to get involved in the Earth Day celebrations is recycling old electronics that are no longer in use.

There are more than 130 million electronic devices discarded annually and only […]

By |April 20th, 2017|Electronics Recycling|0 Comments

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