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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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Ensuring Data Stays Destroyed

Ensuring Data Stays Destroyed

Today, data security is a main concern whenever any company or citizen is retiring their old IT equipment. Formatting the hard drive may seem like enough to some, but there are people who dedicate their time and efforts to recovering that information, which is easier than you think.

That is why you should always make sure that, when recycling any electronics with data storage devices, you recycle with an electronics recycler with the necessary certifications. The R2 Certification is not only dedicated to ensuring electronics are appropriately recycled, but there is much consideration given to data security. All companies obtaining the R2 Certification undergo a rigorous data security audit to ensure that their standards are up-to-date with current industry standards.

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