5 Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Surplus Electronics

5 Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Surplus Electronics

Reports indicate that e-waste continues to be the fastest growing solid waste stream in the U.S. Due to lack of proper recycling infrastructure, most of the recoverable resources end up being in landfills. Did you know for every one million cell phones that are...
The Future of E-Waste Sustainability Is Bright

The Future of E-Waste Sustainability Is Bright

As a part of a Business Appreciation Visit, Surplus Service was honored to have Mayor Lily, Christina Briggs, Economic Development Director, Jim Tietz, Economic Development Advisory Commissioner, Donovan Lazaro, Economic Development Manager at our Surplus Service...
The Ultimate Guide to Surplus Electronics

The Ultimate Guide to Surplus Electronics

Did you know in New York alone 100,000 tons of metal can be recycled from the 239,000 tons of trash that people throw out? Yes, we are serious. Most people are unaware of the recycling process and the benefits that they provide. Mostly its lack of awareness or apathy...
The Worst Data Eradication Fails of All Time Could Have Been Prevented

The Worst Data Eradication Fails of All Time Could Have Been Prevented

Data is the lifeline of an organization. It is the most precious and valuable asset of any organization with a digital presence. Statistics suggest that data breaches take place every second. Yes. That’s true. Most data breaches are kept under the radar. Most people...
15 Surprising Stats About Electronic Recycling

15 Surprising Stats About Electronic Recycling

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...
What the China Ban on Foreign Waste Means for Recycling Electronics

What the China Ban on Foreign Waste Means for Recycling Electronics

China just shook up the world with a new policy that could have a huge impact on the recycling industry. Starting in 2018, China implemented a ban on 24 types of solid waste, including mixed paper and plastics. For years, China has been the world’s dumping...