Yearly Archives: 2018

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How To Get More Life Out Of Your Device Battery

At Data Recycling we’re all about what to do with your devices when they no longer work (a battery that's constantly dying, for instance) or you’ve upgraded to the latest and greatest and need to move on. However, there are some instances when a device isn’t quite ready to be put out of commission and needs [...]

By |December 12th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Did You Know That We Help You With Your Fundraising Events?

While many schools already know that we do not charge for their collection of e-waste, relatively few know that Data Recycling New England also helps schools and their clubs, plus other non-profit organizations with their fundraising efforts. It was at the recently held MASSCUE 2018 that we learned, in fact, that teachers, IT directors, and [...]

By |October 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is Degaussing and Why Doesn’t It Work?

In the past, many people looking to dispose of their electronic data safely and securely have turned to “degaussing,” which is essentially the act of using a powerful, specialized magnet to erase the data on a hard drive until it becomes completely irretrievable. However, as Solid State Drives (SSDs) have become more popular (and to [...]

By |October 30th, 2018|Blog, Data Destruction|0 Comments

How China’s Waste Import Ban Affects US Electronic Waste Recycling

Until January of this year, China received most of the world’s recyclables. In fact, in 2016 alone China accepted 7.3 million metric tons of recycled plastics alone. However, in July 2017 China announced to the World Trade Organization that they would no longer be accepting imports of 24 types of solid waste, including electronic waste, [...]

By |August 1st, 2018|Blog, Electronic Waste|0 Comments

Electronic Waste is Piling Up – We Have an Answer

For many people across the country, recycling has become a way of life. In some communities not recycling even comes with fines from the municipality – but even the most gung-ho recyclers may not realize that they’re dropping the ball when it comes to recycling their electronic waste. In many cases, people simply don’t know [...]

By |June 18th, 2018|Blog, Electronic Waste|0 Comments