4 Facts about Technology Recycling that You May Not Know

1.  99% or more of the material in corporate electronics can be recycled, if it is processed by a certified technology recycler. All of the metals get sorted, smelted and eventually reused to manufacture new items.  The properties of plastic change each time they are recycled, so the plastics from electronic devices usually get made …

Are All Computer Recyclers The Same?

All computer recyclers are not the same.  There are three important factors that should be taken into consideration when choosing a computer recycler: certification, geographic reach and breadth of services.  Choosing the right partner will protect your company reputation, ensure compliance with regulations and make the electronic disposition process easy to manage. Certification   Industry …

5 Point Data Erasure Checklist to Reduce Corporate Liability

Data erasure is time-consuming, cumbersome and complicated by the need to adhere to numerous regulations, including: HIPAA/HITECH, FACTA, SOX, GLB and FERPA.  The complexities and in-depth knowledge required to achieve responsible data erasure are the reasons many businesses choose to partner with an expert data erasure vendor to handle compliance, audit, and environmental processes on …

How to Reduce Corporate Risk with Compliant Data Destruction

Disposing of old technology and the data they hold can be a significant security risk for your company. The method of disposal also present a risk of environmental hazard.  When discarded technology ends up in the wrong hands or gets disposed of improperly, the resulting damages can be costly for companies to remedy.  Disposition and …

How to Create a PCI Compliant IT Asset Disposition Program

Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (commonly abbreviated as PCI DSS) is a high priority for any organization that stores, handles, and processes credit, debit, or other payment card information. Created and administered by the major credit card brands, PCI DSS compliance is necessary for any organization—large or small—that wishes to conduct …