Electronics Recycling is always a good idea. Landfills are definitely not the place to pile up computers, laptops, tablets or mobile phones. Even now in the U.S., most electronics are not recycled. Make an environmental impact by electronic recycling before it reaches the landfill. Every business and organization must have strict policies in place for […]

The energy industry has been experiencing a fundamental change and a gradual shift towards renewable energy. Solar power is now the fastest-growing energy source in the world? Up until now there have been very few options for recycling or reusing an organization or businesses used solar panels.  Currently, most used solar panels end up in […]

 If you were casually browsing through tech news earlier last week, you may have come across the news that millions of emails and passwords (perhaps even yours) have been dumped online (data breach). A monster data leaked called Collection #1 was discovered by security researcher Troy Hunt of Have I Been Pwned. Collection #1 first […]

Data is the lifeline of any organization and hence it is important that it be kept safe and secure. Gone are the days when the paper was the only material businesses had to worry to properly dispose of (data eradication). In the current scenario, data found on old hard drives, memory and storage devices must […]

You may be surprised to know that the total amount of e-waste produced each year globally is about 50 million tons and it is predicted to grow by 4% each year. About 9.4 million tons of e-waste is produced in the U.S. alone. No matter what industry you are in, chances are your organization uses […]

Most of us are fond of buying trendy and popular gadgets to impress our peers or those around us, but we hardly think about the dangerous and contaminating ways it can damage the environment. E-Waste consists of heavy metals like lead, cadmium, mercury that result in several diseases and medical problems. According to the EPA, […]

Our continued innovative contributions to e-waste recycling solutions with our trademark UpcyclIT® solution has earned us the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA) – California’s highest environmental honor. With UpcyclIT® we aim to remove the problem of e-waste recycling in the Bay Area landfills by reusing electronics rather than simply recycling them. At Surplus […]

You are not wrong for giving something or someone a second chance. At Surplus Service, we strongly believe that second chances can bring about a change. They must be a shared principle of society. Recently, Lou Ramondetta, President, Surplus Service was a part of the Prison to Employment Connection’s Employer Day held at San Quentin […]

According to the Consumer Electronics Association, Americans own approximately 24 devices per household. Most of the landfills in the United States receive more than 2.4 million tons of e-waste as per reports by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Old electronics are hazardous and full of toxic stuff that must never be disposed of in the […]

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