When buying or selling electronic equipment such as desktop or laptop computers make sure to remove, replace and destroy the hard drive. Simply reformatting the hard drive is not enough. This process does not completely wipe your sensitive information from the hard disk, but only cleans some of the information off of it. The reason […]
September 7, 2011
If you have not had an assessment in the last 24 months, then you are probably not compliant.
October 10, 2010
SecurShred employees, Mark Trombley and David Van Mullen, attended a 2-day convention on E-Scrap. During the seminars, workshops and trade show, trends in the electronic recycling industry for computer hardware recycling and electronics recycling certification were reviewed. Currently, the electronics recycling industry is not in agreement about choosing only one consistent certification standard as there […]
April 29, 2010
SecurShred participated in a community wide electronic and hazardous waste day with the Municipality of Southbridge, Massachusetts. Receiving close to 10 tons of electronic waste, we worked with our New England based recycling partner to remove televisions, computer monitors, computers and other items. The tractor trailer was full and represents a significant clean up of […]
The Basel Action Network (BAN) today launched its long-awaited, highly-touted e-Stewards Initiative, announcing the first three procesors to be fully certified under its e-Stewards Standard as well as listing businesses and environmental groups that are supporting BAN’s certification program. BAN is the world’s only organization focused on confronting the global environmental injustice and economic inefficiency […]