Basel Convention E-Waste Amendments: “Impacts on the ITAD and Electronics Recycling Industry
By Tony Perrotta
on November 07, 2023
The Basel Convention, an international treaty that regulates the movement of hazardous waste between countries, has recently adopted amendments to Annexes II, VIII and IX to the Convention. The ...
International E-Waste Day: A call to action for sustainable electronic waste management
By Tony Perrotta
on October 14, 2023
October 14 is International E-Waste Day which was first introduced by the Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Forum to raise awareness about the need for e-waste recycling among ...
Shipping Electronic Equipment with Lithium-Ion Batteries: What You Need to Know
By Tony Perrotta
on September 18, 2023
In an age dominated by the use of portable electronic devices, the demand for lithium-ion batteries has soared, but so has the need to responsibly manage their end-of-lifecycle. Technology lifecycle ...
The Importance of Certified Electronic Recycling: Protecting Data and the Environment
By Greentec
on September 15, 2023
How is this different from standard recycling? The Canadian Environmental Protection Act (EPA) outlines two major certifications in regards to electronic recycling: the e-Stewards®Standard for ...
Embracing Canada's Privacy Law Reforms: The Importance of Law 25
By Tony Perrotta
on August 16, 2023
The introduction of Law 25, formerly Bill 64, is a significant milestone for privacy law reforms in Canada. This legislation in Quebec aims to provide individuals with greater control over their ...
Certified Shred Service: Secure Data Destruction and Recycling for IT Assets
By Greentec
on August 14, 2023
How do you properly dispose of data, media and information technology that can’t be reused? At Greentec our number one priority when it comes to your data and IT assets is to recover and return the ...
The Electronic Device Journey of E-Waste Disposal and Recycling
By Greentec
on December 20, 2022
Reposted from the following article in Cambridge Today with approval: https://www.cambridgetoday.ca/local-news/what-happens-to-your-devices-when-you-throw-them-away-6195789
The Importance of R2v3 Certified Companies for Electronics Recycling
By Greentec
on November 15, 2022
What you should be looking for in R2v3 certified electronics recycling companies (to avoid liability risks, health concerns for staff, and environmental problems)
Which NAID Certification guarantees data destruction?
By Greentec
on September 29, 2022
Let’s rewind the clocks to a simpler time. The year was 1995 and a NAID certification was unheard of. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum opens in Cleveland, Ohio by renowned architect I. M. Pei. ...
The Hard Costs of How To Wipe A Hard Drive On A Dead Computer
By Greentec
on August 25, 2022
We go beyond explaining how to wipe a hard drive on a dead computer and outline the underlying costs associated with this process Have you ever wondered what happens to data when a computer dies? ...