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6 Myths About the End of the IT Lifecycle

6 Myths About the End of the IT Lifecycle

By Jim O’Grady
Created 2012-12-11 05:00 – Greenbiz.com

“It seems like every time you look up, a new technology or solution is launched to market, promising to be better, faster and cheaper. As the amount of new technology increases, so does the amount of technology that must be replaced.

In the last year alone, the amount of e-waste has increased by nearly 20 percent. Without a proper IT asset management process, residual and end-of-life assets can quickly eat into any cost savings that might have been achieved from implementing the new technology in the first place.

Investing in innovative, new technologies is a must for enterprises looking to retain their competitive edge. It’s more important than ever for CIOs to define an end-to-end process for their legacy and end-of-life assets. The path to asset recovery -- maximizing the value of unused or end-of-life assets through effective reuse or divestment -- is often waylaid by misconceptions. Unaware of their options, or concerned with the seeming complexity of asset recovery, CIOs may be tempted to recycle or destroy old equipment as a first option. Often, this may not be the most cost-effective or efficient option.

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Study Expects Massive Increase in E-Waste Recycling

Study Expects Massive Increase in E-Waste Recycling

A recent report from Pike Research predicts a coming spike in electronic waste recycling.

Between 2010 and 2025, the firm forecasts the amount of electronics recycled will rise from 18 percent in 2010 to 54 percent in 2025. Electronics recycling and reuse will rise from 1.1 million tons per year in 2010 to 7.9 million tons annually by 2025.

“The key players in the consumer electronics product sector are all large multinational companies that have in one form or another adopted concepts of corporate social responsibility and sustainability,” said Bob Gohn, vice president of Pike Research, in a statement made on the report. “Implementation and deployment vary from company to company, though, and some are more robust in their efforts than others. Progress on the regulatory and standards front will accelerate these efforts.”

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Darke County E-Waste Event

Darke County E-Waste Event

On Thursday, May 24th, Accurate IT Services worked with Darke County’s Solid Waste District in Greenville, Ohio to collect electronics from the community for recycling.

Krista Fourman, organizer and Recycling Coordinator for Darke County, selected Accurate IT Services from a large pool of bidders, stating that she was looking for an Ohio company that held the R2 Certification.

With hundreds of people flowing through the Darke County Fairgrounds all day Thursday, Accurate IT Services worked with volunteers to unload vehicles and load trucks for shipping back to Accurate IT’s Columbus Ohio facility. Although the materials are still being processed, it is estimated that the goal of 70,000 lbs. will be reached if not exceeded.

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