Why E-Scrap Exports Are Important to a Circular Economy

The world currently operates under a linear economy, and many do not realize there is any other option. The take-make-dispose method is the primary routine for manufacturers and consumers who take materials from the earth, make consumer products, and dispose of them when they are no longer useful or desirable. As simple as it is,…

IT Asset Management in 2022

IT asset management is an integral part of an enterprise, and now that most businesses have a hybrid work schedule, managing IT assets is even more crucial. Proper IT asset management is the key to a smooth, transparent operating process and can benefit a business in many ways including, strengthening data security, bringing order and…

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…

New York Adopts E-Scrap Regulations

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) published the final regulations for the Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act in February to help implement the state’s EPR law. According to a press release, the regulations will “help reduce waste going to landfills, promote recycling, and help prevent foam litter from affecting communities.”  The…

What to do With Old IT Assets This Spring

It’s that time of year again. Flowers are blooming, pollen is high and the office is cluttered once more with old hardware collected over the past year. It’s time to make room for new equipment, which means finding a disposal method for those retired electronics. This year, consider recycling during your spring cleaning. IT asset…