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How to Securely Dispose of Healthcare IT Assets
Hospitals, medical practices, clinics, and other healthcare organizations must take extra precautions when decommissioning electronic equipment.
Three Questions to Ask Before Recycling Electronics
Before disposing of IT assets, organizations should be asking themselves three important questions.
The Circular Economy and IT Assets: How to Manage Your IT Assets in a Circular Way
A circular economy aims to rely on renewable energy while minimizing, tracking, and eliminating the use of toxic chemicals and waste.
Certifications 101: NIST 800-88
NIST 800-88 are voluntary guidelines published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology that provide a set of best practices for data destruction processes and techniques for secure disposal of information.
Certifications 101: NAID AAA
The NAID AAA Certification is a voluntary certification that verifies that companies are securely destroying data and complying with all known data protection laws.
Certifications 101: ISO 9001, 14001, 27001 & 45001
ISO standards apply to all types of organizations and are developed by experts to ensure the quality, safety, and efficiency of products, services, and systems.
Certifications 101: e-Stewards
e-Stewards ensures the highest level of environmental protection and worker health as well as compliance with all international and local e-waste laws for electronics recyclers.
Certifications 101: Introduction & R2 Responsible Recycling
Third-party certifications can offer assurance that an ITAD provider is compliant with certain regulations and requirements and adheres to industry best practices. R2 is the leading standard for the electronics repair and recycling industry.
How E-Waste Hurts People and the Environment
What happens to the computer equipment that you own when it breaks, becomes obsolete or is replaced with newer equipment?
Best Buy Electronics Recycling: Great for Consumers, Not for Businesses
Best Buy and Goodwill offer free electronics and e-waste recycling programs for consumers, but business customers need a more sophisticated partner.
R2:2013 Gets a Major Upgrade to R2v3
After nearly five years of development, R2v3 became the official R2 standard on January 1, 2021.