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  • Why DIY IT Asset Disposition Is Never A Good Idea

    At some point, every one of your IT assets will need to be disposed of and replaced with a newer, more efficient model. However, disposing of these assets is not as simple as tossing them in the trash as you would with other types of waste. IT asset dispo…

  • How Should I Convince My Company To Form An E-waste Plan?

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has stated that e-waste is the fastest growing waste stream in the country. If your company is not already doing its part to properly dispose of e-waste, now is the time to get involved. But, you may face some res…

  • What Certifications Should I Look For In An E-waste Vendor?

    There are a number of different e-waste vendors out there, so which should you do business with? One way to narrow down your options is to look for e-waste vendors that have been certified by independent third party auditors and organizations. bit.ly/2rZY…


  • Why Is E-waste Being Shipped To Developing Countries?

    The Basel Convention is an international treaty that prohibits developed countries from transporting various types of hazardous waste, including e-waste, to less developed countries. The United States is the only developed country that has not ratified th…

  • Personal Identifiable Information Found on Resold Electronics

    The National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) recently revealed the results of a study that showed that 40% of electronic devices being resold contain some type of personal identifiable information (PII). This study highlights the importanc…

  • 5 Questions to Immediately Ask Your E-waste Recycler

    E-waste is one of the fastest growing waste streams in the US, many people and businesses have no idea where to go or who to speak to regarding sustainable electronics recycling. Even if you are dropping your old electronics off at a local collection even…


  • Electronics Recycling Mail Back Program

    LA Sanitation (LASAN) and ERI announced the official launch of the City of Los Angeles’ first-ever Electronics Recycling Mail Back Program, an online electronics recycling program. ERI is the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste and the world’s l…

  • Where Does E-waste Really End Up?

    Throwing an electronic device in your trash can may be the easiest way to dispose of it, but it’s not doing the environment any favors. It’s estimated that electronic waste represents only 2% of the trash found in U.S. landfills, however it accounts for a…

  • 5 Things You Should Know About Planned Obsolescence

    Planned, or built-in, obsolescence may be extremely appealing to electronics manufacturers. It’s a way to ensure that demand for the devices they manufacture stays viable. With planned obsolescence, producers design their devices with built-in end-of-life…


  • 5 Myths About E-waste and E-waste Recycling Debunked

    Recycling your old electronics is always a good idea. End-of-life Computers, laptops, tablets, mobile phones and more are piling up, and landfills are definitely not the best places for them. bit.ly/2k6i4vr

  • e-cycleNYC Program Recycles 10 Million Pounds of Electronics

    ERI and proactive manufacturers, it was announced that the City’s groundbreaking e-cycleNYC has collected and recycled more than 10 million pounds of electronic waste from city residents. bit.ly/2o3K3KK

  • ERI Founder John Shegerian Describes Current State of ITAD

    ERI, the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste and the world’s largest cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, was a featured speaker today at the NAID 2017 Conference and Expo at the Tropicana in Las Vegas. bit.ly/2nzGYn6


  • Our Mountain of Electronic Waste: 5 Great Problem Solving Ideas

    The items noted here only scratch the surface of the problem-solving and creative solutions arising from an e-waste crisis that seems to be skyrocketing out of hand. bit.ly/2mXKWqI

  • E-waste Recycling and Recovery v. Mining Finite Resources

    E-waste recycling has relevant solutions to the pollution and problems caused when traditional mining is used to acquire dwindling resources. These finite resources are necessary components of most electronics and a host of other devices and machines. Whe…

  • Electronics Recycler in North America

    ERI is the largest electronics recycler in North America. We specialize in the environmentally safe and socially responsible dismantling of electronic waste. eridirect.com


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    Man holding a computer monitor at a recycling center