HOBI Weekly Blog Recap (6/6-9/22)

World Environment Day 2022: Only One Earth  Yesterday was World Environment Day, the largest international day for the environment led by the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP). Celebrations for World Environment Day began in 1973 and are hosted annually by different countries, with this year’s celebration to be held in Sweden. As the largest global…

World Environment Day 2022: Only One Earth

Yesterday was World Environment Day, the largest international day for the environment led by the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP). Celebrations for World Environment Day began in 1973 and are hosted annually by different countries, with this year’s celebration to be held in Sweden. As the largest global platform for environmental outreach, World Environment Day…

Environmental Services of IT Asset Disposition

As the amount of technology we use increases, so does the amount of electronic waste we generate each year. Disposition is typically an afterthought for many companies because few understand how important it is for electronics to be properly disposed of, not only for human health but also for the sustainability of the environment.  IT…

House Passes Recycling Bill

August the Senate passed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill, the INVEST in America Act, focusing on construction improvements, communications systems, and environmentally sustainable energy. The bill was passed by the House on Nov. 5, and officially signed into law by the president. In a 228-206 vote, many are pleased that the importance of environmental sustainability…

America Recycles Day: The Environmental and Economic Benefits of Recycling

Today marks  America Recycles Day, a day to remind ourselves of the importance of reducing waste and educating each other on the critical need to protect our environment and keep our planet clean. According to National Geographic, each American sends 64 tons of waste to landfills during their lifetime, the equivalent of 246 million tons…

Global Green Data Center market anticipated to reach $91 billion in 5 years

A new report published by Research and Markets anticipates the Global Green Data Center market will reach or exceed $91 billion within the next five years. Research and Markets projects the overall CAGR of 22.7 percent for the next four years, meaning the market will grow from $26.77 billion in 2015, to $91.53 billion in…