What to Do About the E-waste Conundrum

It’s a common problem: We’ve got electronics we no longer want or use but we just don’t know what to do with them. This class of waste, commonly referred to as “e-waste,” keeps growing faster than any other waste stream in industrialized countries. Computers, televisions and cell phones make up just a few of the items we replace with regularity.  …

Free Electronics Recycling Should be Regarded Suspiciously

Offers for free electronic recycling should be regarded suspiciously. The sheer supply of e-waste coupled with the recyclers’ costs for labor, transportation, warehousing, and destruction leave no money in the deal. And businesses that don’t make money aren’t in business very long. The True Cost of “Free” Electronic Recycling For example, some electronic recyclers offer to take computers for free …

As seen on KETV: FREE Data Destruction in Omaha

Omaha, NE, June 14, 2011- Just about everyone has an old computer, cell phone, TV or computer peripheral (scanners, printers etc.) sitting around their home these days that they want to get rid of. The problem is that most people don’t know where or how to properly dispose of old electronics in a safe and responsible manner. While recycling venues …

Did You Delete The Data On Your Cell Phone? You Should.

It seems like just about everyone is carrying around a cell phone these days. Old and young, it seems to be the communication device of choice in the U.S. and for good reason. Not only are they more affordable, they are packed with features that make staying connected faster and easier than ever. Protect Your Information According to the CTIA …

Does Your Old Copy Machine Hold Company Secrets?

That old photocopier at the office might be something you wouldn’t think twice about upgrading. However, before you do, check to make sure the data stored is securely removed. A report last year on CBS News illustrates the potential dangers on a seemingly harmless device, something we see nearly every day on everything from cell phones to computers and, of …