June 2, 2020

How to Recycle and Destroy Data on Old Employees’ Electronics

When an employee leaves your company, that employee’s records and personal information often gets left behind. Tax records, results of background checks and drug tests, personal and work emails, resumes, and other documents get left behind. When those electronics are outdated, you need to make sure that data is destroyed before you recycle the item. […]

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May 7, 2020

Electronic Recycling Solutions For At-Home Employees

Currently in more than 20 states, coronavirus-related stay-at-home orders have thousands of employees working from home offices. For some, this isn’t new. They’ve worked from home before. For others, it’s a brand new experience. Only essential workers are allowed to go to work in these states. These workers include medical professionals, retail workers, and sanitation […]

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April 28, 2020

How Do I Recycle Old Devices as We Transition to 5G?

Technology is always advancing. The latest advance is seeing a transition from 4G to 5G. It’s starting to happen in select cities. The early phase is expected to last a couple of years. The switch to 5G will expand at faster rates until everyone can access the technology. Most devices cannot handle 5G and must […]

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April 6, 2020

Is It Safe to Buy Refurbished or Used Electronics?

Everyone wants to save money. As tempting as it is to save a bundle on refurbished electronics, people do worry that they’re setting themselves up for major disappointment. If you look at the price of an iPhone 8, a refurbished or used phone is more than 50% off the MSRP. The savings make it extremely […]

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April 1, 2020

South Korea’s LS-Nikko Copper Teams Up with ERI to Recycle America’s Precious Metals

ERI, the nation’s leading fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, is teaming with South Korea’s LS-Nikko Copper, one of the world’s largest precious metals and copper smelters, to provide metal recycling services. Often referred to as “the recyclers’ recycler,” ERI, through its unique partnership with LS-Nikko Copper, also […]

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March 17, 2020

How Does E-Waste Recycling Work?

Throughout the world, The Global E-Waste Statistics Partnership tracks the e-waste generated in each country. Per the last report (2016), the U.S. generated close to 6.3 million tons. That was up from 6.11 million in 2015. Every day, people are upgrading their phones, computers, and other electronic equipment for the latest, greatest models. The older […]

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March 3, 2020

Ultimate Guide To Hardware Data Security

If your company isn’t focused on hardware data security as a complete data protection plan, you’re making a grave mistake. Data breaches do occur due to breaches of the software installed in your offices, warehouses, or other areas of business. They can occur if you do not take protections when recycling your outdated or broken […]

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February 26, 2020

IT Asset Disposal (ITAD) Comes With a Risk That Few Think About But Should

It seems that a data breach is announced every day. In 2020 alone, media has already shared news of breaches affecting Microsoft, clothing retailer Hanna Andersson, Landry’s restaurant group, Health Share of Oregon, Estee Lauder, MGM, and several others. These breaches are linked to employee theft, unprotected databases, and malware installed on point-of-sale systems.The sale […]

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