Scrap circuit board metal price sinks in October

The average value of metals commonly found in scrap circuit boards was down by a dime in October, continuing a slide from the previous month. The scrap circuit board index, which measures the value of commodity metals proportionally weighted to their share in a pound of scrap circuit boards, declined to $6.52 per pound in […]

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The Hidden Environmental Risk of IT Asset Remarketing

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“By Cindy Miller, Published May 26, 2013 – IT Asset Disposition Blog When your company turns its retired IT equipment over to a vendor for asset remarketing, what happens to the equipment that vendor can’t sell as a working asset? It’s a more important question than you might think. As you know, the market for […]

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62% of Households Hoarding, Not Recycling, Old Cell Phones

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Thursday, December 27, 2012 – WRN Staff Americans are still hesitant about recycling their old mobile phones. Almost 2 out of 3 households in America – 62% to be exact – are hoarding their old cell phones instead of recycling them, according to a recent survey from mobile-phone security company Lookout Mobile. Twenty-one percent of […]

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6 Myths About the End of the IT Lifecycle

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By Jim O’Grady Created 2012-12-11 05:00 – “It seems like every time you look up, a new technology or solution is launched to market, promising to be better, faster and cheaper. As the amount of new technology increases, so does the amount of technology that must be replaced. In the last year alone, the […]

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How to Resolve the E-Waste Challenge


Dr. Moses Amweelo July 13, 2012 ACCORDING to UN statistics, the global community produces a total of 40 million tonnes of e-waste every year – loaded into trucks the waste constitutes a chain that easily reaches around the globe. Due to rapid product innovations and shorter replacement cycles, especially in ICT (IT Association SA- Industry […]

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Data Security in an Information-Rich Age

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In today’s society, important personal information like credit card accounts, social security numbers, and private data has become easily exploitable by those who fail to recognize the importance of data security. When taking an old storage device to your local neighborhood electronics recycler, you should ask certain questions to ensure that your information will be […]

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