Dell’s China-only Tablet Cause Concern For Proper Electronics Recycling

China asked for it and Dell plans to deliver! A low-cost, less-powerful tablet is what will be brought to China by the end of 2013. Round Rock, Texas-based Dell targeted the Chinese consumer electronics market in particular because they demand cheap. Chinese consumers are willing to sacrifice a bit of quality and power for a lower price tag. Dell hopes…

Reverse Logistics To Reduce Cost for CIO

“Reducing the cost of IT” is among the top three business priorities for CIOs as IT asset cost optimization becomes a growing concern. Mismanaged and irresponsibly disposed IT equipment could lead to significant costs for IT procurement professionals. Partnering with a reverse logistics specialist can help reduce those costs. Reverse logistics is all processes leading…

What’s in store for the ITAD industry if water could dissolve electronics?

University aims to build ‘vanishing’ electronics which would make for an interesting future ITAD. Imagine if a drop of water could dissolve your electronic device after it has outlived its usefulness. Researchers involved in the “Born To Die” project at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have successfully built a computer chip that disintegrates completely…