The Ultimate Glossary of Terms About Electronic Recycling

The Ultimate Glossary of Terms About Electronic Recycling

The disposal of electronics is a growing problem today, electronic devices contain harmful and hazardous substances that can cause damage to the environment. Did you know according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) more than four million tons of e-waste go...
How to Master Data Eradication in 3 Simple Steps

How to Master Data Eradication in 3 Simple Steps

Are you planning to discard your old cell phone? Most people think when they hit the ‘factory reset’ button, all their data is erased for good on their Android device. Well, they are wrong. Many experts in the field of mobile research have found that data on the cell...
6 Things You Always Wanted to Know About E-Waste Recycling

6 Things You Always Wanted to Know About E-Waste Recycling

Many of us have pondered over the term ‘e-waste’ because of our limited awareness of the industry. Many companies do not have enough awareness about what to do with their electronic devices once they decide to dispose of them. At Surplus Service, our customer...
15 Terms Everyone in the Data Eradication Industry Should Know

15 Terms Everyone in the Data Eradication Industry Should Know

Did you know an estimated 442 million unused and unwanted cell phones were found to be lying in people’s home in 2015? According to a UN study, about 41.8 million tons of electronic waste was discarded worldwide in 2014, with only 10 – 14 percent of the total...
Most Recyclers Don’t Process E-Waste This Way

Most Recyclers Don’t Process E-Waste This Way

People produce a large amount of e-waste. As per statistics, an average person throws away 4.3 pounds of garbage per day. Through the course of the year, this waste adds up and reaches a whopping 2.6 trillion pounds of garbage around the world. Discarded electronic...
3 Ways To Know Your Data Is Secure When Disposing Of Old Electronics

3 Ways To Know Your Data Is Secure When Disposing Of Old Electronics

We all love our electronic devices. From TVs, laptops, tablets to desktops, we live in a virtual world 24X7. As per a recent Gartner research, a whopping 1.5 billion cell phones were bought in 2017. Well, that is around one phone for every five people alive. Consumer...