Navigating the Complex World of IT Recycling Standards

IT Recycling Standards

Sustainability is a key focus for companies globally, with many having a sustainability strategy in place. However, complex factors such as economic developments, the COVID-19 pandemic, and supply chain disruptions have made it challenging for companies to prioritize sustainability. CEOs struggle to identify the most important and urgent actions for sustainable IT equipment disposal. Adopting … Read more

Training and Workshops on Effective IT Recycling

IT Recycling Training

Looking for comprehensive training and workshops on IT recycling? Look no further. Our four-week course from EIT RawMaterials covers every aspect of WEEE recycling, ensuring you gain the knowledge and skills needed for responsible electronic waste management. Whether you’re interested in obtaining a computer recycling certification or learning about sustainable IT disposal, this course is … Read more

Server Recycling: Getting the Most from Decommissioned Hardware

Server Hardware Recycling

As technology evolves at a rapid pace, businesses often find themselves with decommissioned servers. Rather than letting these valuable assets go to waste, server recycling provides a sustainable solution for both the environment and the bottom line. By recycling server hardware, businesses can reduce e-waste, recover valuable materials, and promote a circular economy. In this … Read more

Tackling the Growing Mountain of E-waste: A Global Perspective

Global E-waste Perspective

A smartphone is used by three unique users, on average, before it becomes e-waste in India. Electronic waste, or e-waste, is the world’s fastest-growing waste stream and has a crippling effect on the environment. In 2019, a staggering 53.6 million metric tonnes of e-waste were generated worldwide. This growing mountain of e-waste poses significant challenges, … Read more

The Business Case for Investing in IT Recycling Programs

IT Recycling Program Investment

Businesses are increasingly recognising the importance of sustainability and environmental responsibility. Investing in IT recycling programs can provide several key benefits. It enhances a company’s reputation and brand value by demonstrating a commitment to sustainability. This can attract and retain top talent who are increasingly looking to work for companies with strong environmental credentials. Additionally, … Read more

Cutting-Edge Techniques in IT Materials Recovery

IT Materials Recovery Techniques

In today’s world, the proper management of electronic waste, or e-waste, is becoming increasingly important. Waste management companies are implementing cutting-edge techniques to recover valuable materials from IT assets and reduce the environmental impact of e-waste. These techniques include IT asset recovery, materials recycling, data erasure, and electronic waste disposal. By employing these innovative methods, … Read more

Preparing Old Computers for Safe Recycling

Computer Recycling Preparation

Before getting rid of an old computer, it is important to take several steps to ensure its safe and environmentally friendly disposal. These steps include backing up personal files, transferring software licenses, and wiping the hard drive to remove any traces of personal data. Following these steps will help prepare the computer for recycling and … Read more

Network Recycling in the Era of 5G

5G and Network Recycling

As 5G technology becomes the new standard worldwide, the need for network recycling has become imperative. With its vast expansion and connectivity potential, 5G brings countless benefits, but it also poses challenges in terms of sustainability and electronic waste. In this article, we will explore the impact of 5G infrastructure changes and the need for … Read more

The Role of IT Manufacturers in Recycling Efforts

IT Manufacturers and Recycling

As we move towards a more sustainable future, the role of IT manufacturers in recycling efforts becomes increasingly vital. These manufacturers have a unique opportunity to contribute to a greener world through sustainable technology solutions. By embracing recycling practices and implementing green IT solutions, they can help shape a more environmentally responsible industry. Technological innovation … Read more