5 Reasons to Recycle Your IT

June 18, 2020   No Comments

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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.

What is E Waste?

April 15, 2020   No Comments

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E Waste or electronic and electrical waste refers to old equipment coming to the end of it’s useful life. That doesn’t mean that this type of waste is completely redundant however, much of it can be reused or recycled.

The WEEE Directive explains how all of this type of waste needs to be dealt with, it’s simply not acceptable for it to go straight to landfill. You can find out more about the WEEE Directive here. Do be assured, that Recycling Your IT have all the necessary insurance, certifications and licenses to be able to deal with E Waste correctly.

Why Invest in IT Asset Tracking

February 4, 2020   No Comments

Tracking IT Assets

Tracking your IT equipment can aid large networks or those that are continually growing. By knowing at any time how many you have, what they are, where they are and how old they are you can better manage your assets. Without the right software in place to track your IT Kit, companies may choose to do this manually instead. This can work well if there isn’t that much to look after in the first place. If that isn’t the case then not only is it more costly, it can also result in an increase in mistakes being made.

Being responsible with your old IT when receiving new Christmas goodies.

December 31, 2019   No Comments

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The Christmas season is a common time to be receiving all kinds of new toys and gadgets. Children are the perfect candidate for a new games console and teens usually love new smartphones. Perhaps you’ve even bought yourself a new laptop or TV to use. However, as we grow our collection of electronics and trade the old for the new, it’s important to consider how we dispose of our older devices.

How to recycle your old IT equipment in an environmental fashion

November 28, 2019   No Comments

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It can be really difficult to know what the right way to recycle your IT equipment is. There are lots of things to think about, and many of them relate to the environmental impact they can have. You probably want to get rid of your equipment in the correct and environmentally friendly way, and it is possible to do that when you understand what the right steps are.

A guide to recycling your old mobile phone.

October 29, 2019   No Comments

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Given just how many of us have mobile phones, and how many different components are inside them, it should be no surprise that most of us have been wasting a significant amount of recyclable material.

In fact, around 80% of the material in the average phone is recyclable, from silver to certain plastics to rare earth metals in the microchips. Phones can be reused, recycled, and often restored, so simply throwing them away is rarely the wisest or most sustainable option.

Is using a Data Destruction service good peace of mind?

September 26, 2019   No Comments

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Data should be a critical concern when running your business today. It’s important to be aware of the latest laws and regulations including the GDPR. Don’t forget, this wasn’t put in place to protect a company like yours. It was implemented to ensure that customer data stored by businesses was kept secure. Ultimately, this is the greatest threat that you need to be aware of and prepared for. If a criminal accesses the data that you keep on customers, they could target them. It could leave them the victims of cyber fraud and countless other malicious activities.

Data Protection Act and confidential waste disposal

August 16, 2019   No Comments

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The UK’s data protection laws date back to 1998, way before GDPR or the new Data Protection Act 2018. The country has always had reasonably strong data protection laws in place, even before the recent shakeup in Europe and by the British Parliament. Data protection, therefore, has been a part of our culture for a while.

Can a remarketing service help me raise funds?

July 17, 2019   No Comments

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If your business needs to raise capital, selling its outdated and unused tech facilities can be one of the best options out there. However, taking on the challenge yourself can be a very time-consuming process while it’s also very likely that you’ll only see limited results. So, could the help of a remarking service help raise funds?

Seven Horrible Mistakes you’re making with Recycling your old IT

June 13, 2019   No Comments

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When it comes time to get rid of your old IT equipment, whether you have replaced the models or you simply don’t need them anymore, it’s important to dispose of them in a way that’s safe and that is environmentally friendly. If you are still not sure take a look here to find out further details about our services.