E-Waste

E-Waste

What is e-waste? The excessive consumption of smartphones and other electrical devices leads to the depletion of natural resources such as metals and minerals. This discarded ‘electronic waste’ from defective and outdated electronic equipment is referred...
What is IT asset disposition (ITAD)?

What is IT asset disposition (ITAD)?

IT asset disposition (ITAD) is an industry term and practice built around reusing, recycling, repurposing, repairing or disposing of unwanted IT equipment in a safe and environmentally responsible way. An IT organization can practice IT asset disposition itself or...
Refurbishing: A second life for old hardware

Refurbishing: A second life for old hardware

According to a United Nations (UN) report, about 50 million tons of e-waste is thrown away every year, but only 20 percent of it is recycled. Without action, global e-waste will grow to 120 million tons by 2050. Pollution and damage to the health of many people...