HOBI Weekly Blog Recap (6/13-16/22)

Below is a recap of this week’s blog posts including caution while performing self repairs, a new EU universal charger policy, the importance of metals recycling and details regarding Amazon’s long awaited drone delivery services.  Right to Repair Caution  Over the years electronic devices have grown more expensive, and so have repairs. Skyrocketing smartphone prices…

Apple Takes Steps Toward a Greener Future

Apple’s sleek products are beloved around the globe, but the company has been under fire in recent years for false environmental claims. Despite the tech giant’s prior claims of being environmentally conscious, Apple is still the largest manufacturer of electronic devices, therefore, directly responsible for a large portion of the world’s electronic waste. However, this…

How to Prepare and Pack Your Equipment for Processing

One important aspect of the ITAD industry is reducing the amount of e-waste we generate each year, and one way to accomplish this is through the resale of used electronics. Repairing and refurbishing old electronics extends the devices’ lifecycles and prevents manufacturers from having to use more raw materials to make more. However, in order…

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…