Why Being Socially Responsible is Good for Business

September 6, 2021   No Comments

Socially responsible business

Social Responsibility is a phrase that has been around in the business world for some time. It basically means that companies are socially responsible if they weigh up profits with ensuring they don’t negatively impact society. Many businesses will have specific causes that they are passionate about, whether that’s planting trees or reducing their carbon footprint.

There are some areas where legislation exists to protect workers and the environment (WEEE being a prime example) but there are also many companies that take action voluntarily.

Why Does IT Recycling Still Matter?

June 28, 2021   No Comments

recycling IT matters

There’s no doubt that most of us are aware of the importance of recycling as much as we can. But how does this apply to IT equipment?

You may have heard of Moore’s law, it’s a term first coined in the 1970’s which basically means that the overall processing power of computers will double every two years. This means that computers hold more information, become faster and more advanced very quickly.

Protecting Your Business from Identity Theft

April 14, 2021   No Comments

Business identity theft protection

Identity theft is when someone’s personal details are stolen, often to be used to acquire goods of services without paying for them. For example, the fraudster can use your information to gain a new credit card and then use that card to buy purchases without even paying for it. Because that card is in your name, you are the one that the credit card company seeks payment from.

Does Brexit Impact Data Protection for Business?

February 2, 2021   No Comments

Changes post brexit data protection

Brexit might not impact data protection for businesses immediately.

Here are some facts:

  • The UK was heavily involved in formulating the GDPR.
  • The UK has received an additional transition period for data protection.
  • The GRDP regulations will remain in place for businesses transacting with the EU.

Recycling Old Office Equipment Responsibly

December 23, 2020   No Comments

office equipment to recycle

Office equipment will often come and go. As time progresses, certain items will no longer be good enough for the kind of level of work you’ll be looking for. Sometimes, they’ll just run out of steam and sometimes you’ll be looking to upgrade. When they’re finally replaced, the idea of just throwing them away might not be the best move. In the year 2020 and beyond, recycling is the way forward.

How Up-To-Date Technology Can Help Your Business Grow

November 25, 2020   No Comments

using new technology

We live in a digital world.

Technology changes and grows at a rapid pace, and some researchers believe that we are (or, at least will be) unable to keep up as it continues to move faster. So businesses that don’t want to utilise technology or have been holding back on updating their IT equipment are actually missing out on a lot of potential growth.

How to Recycle old Office IT Equipment

October 15, 2020   No Comments

old office IT Equipment

With the move towards home working, the office is looking to be a very different place in the latter part of 2020. A lot of companies are downsizing their office space in favour of non-customer facing staff working from home offices. This means a change in the amount and type of IT Equipment needed and often a surplus of e-waste that requires recycling.

Computer Recycling Company in the UK

September 10, 2020   No Comments

computers needing recylcing

Recycling Your IT are an experienced Computer Recycling Company in the UK, based in Essex and working across the South East of the country.

Computer and IT equipment becomes obsolete within a few years and this means that to keep your workforce as efficient as possible you need to be replacing your technology on a semi-regular basis. Legislation means that you have to dispose of old computers in a certain way. But aside from the legal angle, what are the environmental and social benefits of recycling?

Recycling Electronic Medical Equipment

July 25, 2020   No Comments

recycling medical kit

Recycling electronic medical equipment is more important than you could imagine, because medical equipment requires special treatment when it’s being recycled. Medical equipment can include damaging materials and can also contain sensitive data, which means that recycling electronic medical equipment should be handled with care. With the right help, you can ensure that 100% of the materials are recycled in the most efficient way. We use destruction techniques that are state of the art, ensuring that 100% of your medical equipment is recycled properly.

5 Reasons to Recycle Your IT

June 18, 2020   No Comments

old IT kit for recycling

You need to refresh your business technology every so often, and when you do, you need a solution for your computers, monitors and other technology. The answer? Recycling.

You may never have considered recycling your IT; especially when so many people simply throw their IT into the garbage and let it go to landfill. Thankfully, times have changed and people have decided to start paying more attention to the environment in which they are living. Recycling is more important than ever, and recycling your IT is at the top of the priority list. If you’re still on the fence about bringing your IT to a recycling centre, take a look at our five reasons to recycle your IT below.