By Tony Perrotta
on October 25, 2021
CAMBRIDGE, ON | OCTOBER 19, 2021 — Working in communities across Canada to reduce the amount of electronic devices that end up in recycling bins each and every year, Greentec has partnered with ...
By Tony Perrotta
on October 22, 2021
When it is time to upgrade your school board’s IT assets, simply unplugging and throwing the device into a recycling bin is not enough to protect your organization, staff and students from potential ...
By Greentec
on September 24, 2021
The Right Partner to Help Grow Your Business The electronic scrap business is full of opportunity and risk, so choosing the right downstream buyer can make a difference in your bottom line. Scrap ...
By Tony Perrotta
on June 08, 2021
CAMBRIDGE, ON | JUNE 1, 2021 — Greentec, a certified electronics recycling company based in Cambridge, Ontario, has been chosen by Air Canada to securely recycle and dispose of 500 flight crew iPads ...
By Tony Perrotta
on June 08, 2021
For the second time in a row, Greentec has been awarded recognition as a Preferred OECM Vendor. Offering trusted service to Ontario’s publicly funded education and healthcare sectors, Greentec ...
By Tony Perrotta
on May 03, 2021
President and CEO Tony Perrotta was on the Know Tech Talk Podcast with Barb Paluszkiewicz, sharing insight on how to safely dispose of old IT equipment. 
By Tony Perrotta
on April 16, 2021
At Air Canada, flight crew require powerful, up to date devices that can manage a variety of information related to the aircraft performance, flight routing and traffic. It is common practice to use ...
By Tony Perrotta
on April 09, 2021
As more Canadians replace their old electronics with new technology, one Ontario-based company hopes its initiative will combat the country’s electronic waste problem, one smartphone at a time.
By Tony Perrotta
on March 31, 2021
We are incredibly honoured to be featured in the Cambridge Times. Click here to read the full article on page 6.
By Tony Perrotta
on February 11, 2021
Privacy policies have been in turmoil for a while in Canada. With the introduction of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), obvious discrepancies have been noted with the ...
By Tony Perrotta
on January 22, 2021
CAMBRIDGE, ON | JANUARY 19, 2021 — Announced today, Canadian-based electronic recycler Greentec has partnered with CWTA’s Recycle My Cell program and ARMA to provide Albertans with additional access ...
By Tony Perrotta
on November 25, 2020
CAMBRIDGE, ON | NOVEMBER 25, 2020 — Announced today, Cambridge-based electronic recycler Greentec has confirmed its partnership with Canadian mobile phone retailer, Glentel Inc., to securely collect ...
By Tony Perrotta
on August 11, 2020
TORONTO, Ontario, August 11, 2020 – Auxly Cannabis Group Inc. (TSX.V – XLY) (“Auxly” or the “Company”), a consumer packaged goods company in the cannabis products market, is pleased to announce that ...
By Tony Perrotta
on July 14, 2020
For years the Renfrew County District School Board (RCDSB) hosted, populated and managed an online auction site to facilitate the disposal of surplus technology equipment. The auction, although it ...
By Tony Perrotta
on July 05, 2020
Greentec is the preferred OECM Supplier, offering trusted service to Ontario’s publicly funded education sector, broader public sector, provincially funded organizations, crown corporations, and any ...
By Greentec
on June 23, 2020
At Greentec, the health and safety of our community is our top priority. We have introduced new processes within our operations to help protect our employees, customers, and visitors through the ...
By Tony Perrotta
on June 07, 2020
If your organization is upgrading from older models of Microsoft or Google Tablets to newer devices, you’ve come to the right place! Today, we’re going through step-by-step instructions on how to ...
By Tony Perrotta
on May 24, 2020
Has some “spring cleaning” at work involved an upgrade to the computer systems? If your organization is replacing its Chromebooks with newer models, make sure the process outlines a step to clean up ...
By Tony Perrotta
on May 10, 2020
Gone are the days where you can sell or dispose of a laptop PC without wiping your device entirely of its data. Your computer likely has years of crucial — and confidential — information that poses a ...
By Tony Perrotta
on April 13, 2020
When it’s time for companies to dispose of old mobile phones and for staff to turn in company-issued cell phones, these devices can start to pile up. Whether old phones are being upgraded and ...
By Tony Perrotta
on April 09, 2020
Greentec will provide 100 families in the Waterloo Region with access to technology as Ontario begins e-learning WATERLOO, ON | April 8th 2020 – Greentec, the region’s local, certified electronic ...
By Tony Perrotta
on March 29, 2020
Is your company planning an upgrade to its computer devices? If this includes replacing MacBook or other Mac computers critical to your company’s operations, make sure the process outlines a step to ...
By Tony Perrotta
on March 26, 2020
Greentec is closely monitoring Government updates regarding the COVID–19 (“Coronavirus”) pandemic so that we stay informed and ensure that our health and safety measures are updated to protect our ...
By Tony Perrotta
on March 26, 2020
Greentec was featured in Recycling Product News in the March edition. This article celebrates our history as a company as we celebrate 25 years of operation in 2020 and shares CEO Tony Perrotta’s ...
By Tony Perrotta
on March 13, 2020
Dear Customers, Suppliers & Contractors:
By Tony Perrotta
on March 06, 2020
Greentec’s facility in Cambridge, ON becomes an approved processor for Take Back the Light
By Tony Perrotta
on March 03, 2020
Thinking of selling or upgrading your company’s Android phones or tablets this year? Although it seems like these devices may be at the end of their lifespan or usefulness to the business, remember ...
By Tony Perrotta
on January 27, 2020
Has your business recently replaced its iPhones or iPads with the latest models? About to upgrade? Make sure you have a plan for dealing with your old devices! 
By Tony Perrotta
on December 11, 2019
Now is a time of drastic change when it comes to the world’s climate. Although variations in temperature and weather have been recorded over the years, present-day changes to climate patterns can be ...
By Tony Perrotta
on November 25, 2019
Data breaches in Canada and the US are growing at an alarming rate. The potential costs are huge, especially when you consider exactly what’s at stake: regulatory investigations, fines and loss of ...
By Tony Perrotta
on September 19, 2019
With the 2019 E-Scrap Conference just a few weeks away, the Greentec team is looking forward to another year of strengthening connections and making new ones! We’ll be exhibiting during the ...
By Tony Perrotta
on August 27, 2019
At Greentec, we are proud to support the circular economy with our efforts as an electronics recycling company, keeping products and materials in use longer to reduce the amount of waste produced. As ...
By Tony Perrotta
on August 09, 2019
Greentec is proud to be listed as an approved recycler for mercury-containing lamps as part of the Government of Canada’s national strategy.
By Tony Perrotta
on July 04, 2019
The robot dismantles hard drives to effectively recover valuable components Cambridge, ON | July 3, 2019 – Leading e-waste recycling centre Greentec partnered with Conestoga College on Project Lexi – ...
By Tony Perrotta
on June 28, 2019
Greentec is proud to be Canadian! For over 25 years, we have been recycling products like computers, cell phones and other electronics at end-of-life. By recycling these products the Greentec way, ...
By Tony Perrotta
on June 25, 2019
Tony Perrotta will join the home of NAID and PRISM International Cambridge, ON | June 24, 2019 – Tony Perrotta, Founder and CEO of Greentec, has been voted as a new member of i-SIGMA’s (International ...
By Tony Perrotta
on June 11, 2019
Although it’s important to ensure your organization is PIPEDA-compliant, it isn’t the only piece of legislation that could apply to you. GDPR, MFIPPA and PHIPA all have different privacy rules that ...
By Tony Perrotta
on June 01, 2019
Posted on  May 31, 2019by Colin Staub – E-Scrap News
By Tony Perrotta
on May 09, 2019
Posted on  May 9, 2019by Colin Staub – E-Scrap News
By Tony Perrotta
on April 23, 2019
A look at where your electronics and batteries go — and where they might end up Christine Rankin · CBC News · Posted: Apr 20, 2019 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: April 23
By Tony Perrotta
on April 02, 2019
The initiative provides e-waste pickup services for businesses, plus a handful of e-waste drop-off sites for individuals around Southwestern Ontario.
By Tony Perrotta
on March 20, 2019
CTV News Kitchener visited the Greentec facility recently to film a segment for the “In Your Backyard” program. We are proud to be profiled as a company making the area so special.
By Tony Perrotta
on March 08, 2019
Are you storing old, data-filled electronics at your business? They could be a ticking time bomb according to PIPEDA 4.5.2. It’s your business’ responsibility to limit use, disclosure and retention ...
By Tony Perrotta
on February 27, 2019
Nearly all of today’s businesses depend on data. Finances, contacts and internal procedures all come in the form of data. This means data destruction is absolutely imperative for safely dealing with ...
By Tony Perrotta
on February 12, 2019
We’ve heard it before. Out with the old, in with the new. Or what about the expression, there’s nothing more certain than death and taxes? These days, you can also add used and obsolete electronics ...
By Tony Perrotta
on January 31, 2019
Greentec offers safe and reliable e-waste drop off points and pickup services for businesses.   Cambridge, ON | January 30, 2019 – Local e-waste company Greentec is launching “It’s Easy Being Green,” ...
By Tony Perrotta
on January 10, 2019
The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is a federal law that governs how private sector businesses handle personal information.
By Tony Perrotta
on December 18, 2018
Approximately 90% of the data in the world today was created in the last two years! With such a staggering amount of data in our world it’s important now more than ever to make sure that your ...
By Tony Perrotta
on November 30, 2018
When it comes time for your organization to upgrade its IT equipment, you need to dispose of any equipment that will no longer be in use. The most sustainable decision is to safely recycle your ...
By Tony Perrotta
on November 12, 2018
The e-waste recycling industry is an ever-evolving one, resulting in constant change and growth. Change can be beneficial, but particular market changes can also alter the cost of doing business — ...
By Tony Perrotta
on October 31, 2018
The Right to Repair movement, led by American group repair.org , aims to protect consumers by allowing access to manuals, information, and tools necessary to repair their purchased items to extend ...
By Tony Perrotta
on October 31, 2018
Technology is constantly progressing, bringing newer and more advanced electronic devices into our reach. While the quest for something better is nothing to be ashamed of, this ever-evolving industry ...
By Tony Perrotta
on October 31, 2018
Greentec an Industry Leader in Safe and Responsible E-Waste Recycling Cambridge, ON | October 29, 2018 – Greentec, a Canadian e-waste recycling solutions company, has exclusive technology to safely ...
By Tony Perrotta
on September 17, 2018
The start of a new school year necessitates many big purchases for Canadian families. Although it is imperative that students have access to a reliable laptop or tablet in order to maximize their ...
By Tony Perrotta
on August 24, 2018
  14 refurbished Apple MacBooks were donated by Greentec to the new Oak Bridge Academy, an alternative elementary school for children with autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety ...
By Greentec
on March 30, 2018
As we build towards Earth Day (Sunday, April 22) we’re going to devote much of our content to sharing the ways in which shifting focus to sustainable, environmentally-friendly practices can help your ...
By Greentec
on January 25, 2018
At Greentec, the hard drive is an essential part of our collected e-waste stream. Hard drives are a treasure trove of rare materials like gold and earth magnets. However, recovery of these materials ...
By Greentec
on January 25, 2018
Our investment in R&D is about more than just refining the process of recycling and getting closer to a fully sustainable economy. It’s also about safety - which we take very seriously here at ...
By Greentec
on January 25, 2018
At Greentec we believe that a sustainable or circular economy is possible. At the moment there are gaps, and not everything we recover from breaking down electronics that come through our facility ...
By Greentec
on January 25, 2018
Every organization that is subject to Canada’s private-sector privacy laws is obligated to be in compliance with them.  An accountable organization must have in place appropriate policies and ...
By Greentec
on January 25, 2018
It’s a new year, for many of you this also means it’s the start of a new fiscal year. Budgets are being evaluated and money is being earmarked for various initiatives. What if we said you might be ...
By Greentec
on January 25, 2018
According to an article we read in the Huffington Post, only half of adults recycle. It goes on to say that the reasons behind this seeming lack of interest in recycling are varied, but that they all ...
By Greentec
on January 25, 2018
Urban mining is the practice of extracting valuable metals and materials from electronic waste. This seems pretty straightforward. In fact, if you’ve been following our blog at all or done any ...
By Greentec
on January 24, 2018
IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) and Data Destruction is serious business and improperly handling and disposing of old IT assets create unnecessary risk for businesses and organizations. Here are 5 things ...
By Greentec
on January 24, 2018
Would you like to buy some cookie dough? How about some chocolate bars? A Magazine subscription? Or maybe a calendar? Fundraising usually means selling things; often things we don’t really want or ...
By Greentec
on January 24, 2018
The holiday season is behind us for another year, which for many of you means your old electronics have been replaced with shiny new ones. It’s our duty to ensure everyone (from consumers to ...
By Greentec
on January 24, 2018
As we’re sure you’ve noticed technology is not built to last. In fact, it’s designed to become obsolete or to break after a certain number of years/uses to encourage repeat purchases. Also, did you ...
By Greentec
on January 24, 2018
Data destruction is all about securely handling and safely destroying private information that lives on your IT Assets and electronic devices. Cell phones, tablets, computers and/or laptops are all ...
By Greentec
on January 23, 2018
Research and development (R&D) is a very important part of what we do here at Greentec. It’s critical we continue to innovate and work towards bettering the way we recycle electronics and ...
By Greentec
on January 19, 2018
Making your business or organization compliant with PIPEDA — the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act — can feel like a big task. If you don’t have access to dedicated ...
By Greentec
on December 20, 2017
  Another year has come and gone - and what a year it was! As we take the time to reflect back on the year, we are thankful for the dedicated team we have, humbled by our accomplishments and excited ...
By Greentec
on October 16, 2017
What are you and your organization doing reduce and divert waste from landfills? Waste Reduction Week is the perfect time to think about how you can do more.
By Greentec
on August 23, 2017
Maybe you've heard about this concept of a circular economy, maybe you haven't. Either way, you can expect to hear more about it in the future. Here's a quick primer.
By Tony Perrotta
on June 28, 2017
In our line of work, the hard drive is an essential part of our collected e-waste stream. Hard drives are a treasure trove of rare materials like gold and earth magnets. However, recovery of these ...
By Greentec
on May 10, 2017
We want to extend a huge THANK YOU to everyone who registered for and attended the webinar we sponsored with the help of our partners OECM and NAID. It was incredibly successful, and we hope to ...
By Greentec
on April 21, 2017
Since 1970, every year on April 22, more than 193 countries worldwide celebrate Earth Day. It’s an important day for awareness of environmental issues and the impact climate change is having ...
By Greentec
on April 11, 2017
Are you ready to plot your course to compliance? Join us on April 27 at 2 pm EST for a webinar and learn about what you need to know about the safe disposal of data and IT assets in the ...
By Tony Perrotta
on March 28, 2017
Our investment in R&D is about more than just refining the process of recycling and getting closer to a fully sustainable economy. It’s also about safety. Accessing the full value of the e-waste ...
By Tony Perrotta
on March 17, 2017
At Greentec we believe that a sustainable or circular economy is possible. At the moment there are gaps, and not everything we recover from breaking down electronics that come through our facility ...
By Tony Perrotta
on February 01, 2017
It’s a new year, for many of you this also means it’s the start of a new fiscal year. Budgets are being evaluated and money is being earmarked for various initiatives. What if we said you might be ...