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Your data security is one of our biggest priorities. We are 100% committed to protecting your personal and business information, IT assets, and business interests.
At eSmart Recycling, we understand our customers need to focus on what they do best, and that’s why they rely on us to get the job done, right. We provide a transparent full chain of custody as we manage the process of recycling, reuse, recovery, and retirement of electronic material at the highest compliance standards.

For more information about standards, certificates and compliance requirements, please contact us directly.

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Equipment Collection: We take care of all the logistics.

2.

Audit and Inventory: Our robust inventory process takes account of every piece of equipment we collect, and we report it back to you.

3.

Data Destruction: We are your last line of defense. Here is when we remove hard drives and other data or media-containing devices and destroy them.

4.

Assessment: Here's where we find the best ways we have to monetize and generate impact with the material that was picked up.

5.

Partner Report: You'll receive access to your partner portal, where you will see exactly all documentation from each pick-up, such as your audit report, and certificate of data destruction. You will know your environmental footprint.

6.

Deployments and social impact: About 20% of our proceeds go towards funding computers for kids and families worldwide who don't have access to technology in partnership with the Digital Education Foundation.

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June 19, 2024

Electronic device lifespans have significantly increased over the years, and many of us are more aware of how connected we are to technology. From smartphones and tablets to laptops and desktop computers, we rely on these devices for many functions. Electronic devices are no longer just tools that assist us in our daily lives but have become essential to everyone’s physical and professional environment. As our electronic devices deteriorate, the question arises of how we can prolong their lifespan as much as possible.

 

It’s important to understand that electronic devices are not invincible, and all have a limited lifespan. Implementing some strategies to extend the life of your electronic device can help you get the most out of your purchase and reduce potential losses. Here are some strategies to help you prolong the life of your device.

 

Keep it clean regularly

 

Keeping your electronic device clean is one of the most important steps in preserving its lifespan. Dust, debris, and dirt can accumulate around the device, affecting its hardware and system performance. Most large devices, such as desktop computers, have fans that help cool air through the device. If these fans become clogged with dirt or dust, they can overload the device’s components and reduce lifespan. Regularly cleaning your electronic device’s vents and other openings can help it operate optimally and prolong its life.

 

Store it in a cool, dry place

 

Temperature and humidity can significantly influence the performance and health of your electronic device. Storing it in a cool, dry place ensures optimal heat and humidity levels. If the device overheats or is exposed to high humidity for extended periods, its lifespan can be shortened. It’s important to store your electronic devices in a place where they are safe from excessive heat and humidity. A cool, dry storage location will help your device last longer.

 

Be cautious when updating and installing new software

 

Updating and installing new software on your electronic device is essential to ensure it operates optimally. However, frequent and large updates can significantly overload your device’s hardware and memory. Before updating your software, thoroughly examine the requirements and determine if it is necessary. If you don’t use all the features of the new update, it might be better to skip it. Installing software on your device can also be taxing, and it’s important to regularly delete old applications you no longer use to free up memory and processing speed.

 

Avoid overworking your device

 

Overusing your device can strain its hardware and reduce its lifespan. Long periods of continuous use without breaks and frequent large file transfers can cause overheating and overloading of the device. Taking regular breaks and not overloading the device can extend its lifespan.

 

Protect the device with a case or screen protector

 

Protecting the device from drops and spills can extend its lifespan. Many electronic devices come with built-in cases to help protect them from impacts; however, additional cases can offer extra protection. For devices that don’t come with an integrated case, it’s important to purchase one specifically made for your device.

 

Additional tips

 

Besides the strategies mentioned, here are a few more tips to help extend the lifespan of your electronic devices:

 

  • Regular Cleaning: Clean your devices regularly to prevent dust buildup.
  • Stable Surface: Keep your devices on a stable surface to avoid excessive movement.
  • Read Requirements: When acquiring new devices or software, read the requirements and consider if the latest hardware or software is necessary.

 

By following these strategies, you can protect your investment and ensure that your device lasts as long as possible. By taking these steps, you can enjoy your electronic devices for the longest time possible.

June 19, 2024

Electronic device lifespans have significantly increased over the years, and many of us are more aware of how connected we are to technology. From smartphones and tablets to laptops and desktop computers, we rely on these devices for many functions. Electronic devices are no longer just tools that assist us in our daily lives but have become essential to everyone’s physical and professional environment. As our electronic devices deteriorate, the question arises of how we can prolong their lifespan as much as possible.

 

It’s important to understand that electronic devices are not invincible, and all have a limited lifespan. Implementing some strategies to extend the life of your electronic device can help you get the most out of your purchase and reduce potential losses. Here are some strategies to help you prolong the life of your device.

 

Keep it clean regularly

 

Keeping your electronic device clean is one of the most important steps in preserving its lifespan. Dust, debris, and dirt can accumulate around the device, affecting its hardware and system performance. Most large devices, such as desktop computers, have fans that help cool air through the device. If these fans become clogged with dirt or dust, they can overload the device’s components and reduce lifespan. Regularly cleaning your electronic device’s vents and other openings can help it operate optimally and prolong its life.

 

Store it in a cool, dry place

 

Temperature and humidity can significantly influence the performance and health of your electronic device. Storing it in a cool, dry place ensures optimal heat and humidity levels. If the device overheats or is exposed to high humidity for extended periods, its lifespan can be shortened. It’s important to store your electronic devices in a place where they are safe from excessive heat and humidity. A cool, dry storage location will help your device last longer.

 

Be cautious when updating and installing new software

 

Updating and installing new software on your electronic device is essential to ensure it operates optimally. However, frequent and large updates can significantly overload your device’s hardware and memory. Before updating your software, thoroughly examine the requirements and determine if it is necessary. If you don’t use all the features of the new update, it might be better to skip it. Installing software on your device can also be taxing, and it’s important to regularly delete old applications you no longer use to free up memory and processing speed.

 

Avoid overworking your device

 

Overusing your device can strain its hardware and reduce its lifespan. Long periods of continuous use without breaks and frequent large file transfers can cause overheating and overloading of the device. Taking regular breaks and not overloading the device can extend its lifespan.

 

Protect the device with a case or screen protector

 

Protecting the device from drops and spills can extend its lifespan. Many electronic devices come with built-in cases to help protect them from impacts; however, additional cases can offer extra protection. For devices that don’t come with an integrated case, it’s important to purchase one specifically made for your device.

 

Additional tips

 

Besides the strategies mentioned, here are a few more tips to help extend the lifespan of your electronic devices:

 

  • Regular Cleaning: Clean your devices regularly to prevent dust buildup.
  • Stable Surface: Keep your devices on a stable surface to avoid excessive movement.
  • Read Requirements: When acquiring new devices or software, read the requirements and consider if the latest hardware or software is necessary.

 

By following these strategies, you can protect your investment and ensure that your device lasts as long as possible. By taking these steps, you can enjoy your electronic devices for the longest time possible.

June 18, 2024

In the digital transformation era, countless companies seek ways to maximize the value of their electronic assets. The opportunity to save significant costs and increase efficiency through these assets is too good to pass up. By identifying obsolete or underutilized electronic resources, businesses can redirect their resources toward more effective purposes.

 

Identifying obsolete resources can be daunting. This article offers key tips and recommendations on effectively identifying obsolete or underutilized electronic assets in your company.

 

What are obsolete and underutilized electronic assets?

 

To effectively identify obsolete and underutilized electronic assets, it’s crucial first to define what these assets are. Obsolescence refers to the condition where an asset has become outdated or no longer useful or relevant to business operations. On the other hand, an underutilized asset should be used to its full potential. In other words, its capabilities still need to be explored, which may still hold relevance for the company’s operations.

 

Take inventory of your electronic resources

 

Creating an inventory of your electronic resources will provide a clear picture of your current assets and allow you to evaluate their utility and relevance to your company’s operations. This inventory should include an assessment of each asset’s usage level, maintenance costs, and potential use.

 

Analyze how assets are currently used

 

Take the time to review how your company’s electronic resources are currently being used. This will give you a good idea of each asset’s purpose, relevance, and efficiency. Look for possible areas of improvement and see if there are ways to use the asset to enhance your operations’ productivity.

 

Evaluate when to phase out an asset

 

To maximize the value of electronic resources, companies should proactively evaluate which assets should be phased out of their operations. Generally, an asset should be phased out when it is obsolete and no longer useful or relevant to the company. On the other hand, underutilized assets can be repurposed or upgraded to become an effective part of operations.

 

To evaluate when an asset should be phased out, consider the following:

 

  • The asset has become unreliable and may no longer function as well as it once did.
  • The asset may no longer meet the company’s needs.
  • The asset is obsolete, meaning it is no longer useful or relevant to the company.
  • The maintenance cost of the asset is high.
  • The asset no longer holds any usable value for the company.

 

Consider the potential of underutilized assets

 

While disposing of underutilized assets may not always be necessary, it’s important to consider their potential use. It is good practice to evaluate whether these assets could add additional value if repurposed. For example, you could use an underutilized server for data storage in a backup solution or an underutilized device as a tester.

 

Maximizing the value of your company’s electronic resources is a worthy and achievable goal. To start, it’s important to know which assets in your company are obsolete or underutilized and take a proactive approach to evaluate their relevance and potential uses. By following the tips and recommendations in this article, you will be well on your way to effectively identifying these assets and redirecting your resources toward more effective purposes.

June 18, 2024

Lithium-ion batteries are used in a wide range of modern technologies because they are lightweight, have high energy storage capacity, and are durable. However, recycling these batteries comes with its own set of challenges. This article explores the various challenges associated with lithium battery recycling.

 

Definition of lithium batteries and the recycling process

 

Lithium-ion batteries are rechargeable batteries that contain lithium and are used in various electronic devices, from mobile phones and laptops to electric vehicles and solar panels. These batteries are designed to be efficient and durable, containing a significant amount of easily recoverable lithium. The recycling process for lithium batteries typically involves the removal of metal components, followed by chemical treatment to extract the remaining components.

 

Recent developments in lithium battery recycling

 

In recent years, several new technologies have been developed to make lithium battery recycling more efficient. One of the most promising new techniques is the so-called direct recycling process, which involves a chemical treatment process that can be carried out without physically dismantling the batteries. This technology can make the recycling process much more cost-effective and energy-efficient.

 

Technical difficulties in lithium battery recycling

 

Recycling lithium batteries presents several technical challenges. The first challenge is that the batteries are usually encased in a plastic housing, which must be removed before they can be effectively recycled. Additionally, recovering the metal components can sometimes be difficult, and the chemical processes to extract the remaining components can be energy-intensive.

 

Environmental considerations in lithium battery recycling

 

Besides technical challenges, recycling lithium batteries also involves environmental and safety considerations. The chemical treatment process can produce potentially hazardous byproducts, which must be carefully managed and disposed of to avoid environmental damage. Additionally, the metal components of lithium-ion batteries often contain small amounts of mercury, a highly toxic substance that must be handled with care.

 

Economic challenges in lithium battery recycling

 

Finally, there are several economic challenges associated with lithium battery recycling. The chemical treatment process to extract the remaining components can be very expensive and energy-consuming, making the recycling process less economically viable. Moreover, even if the recycling process is carried out, selling the recovered materials at a profit can sometimes be difficult.

 

It is clear that recycling lithium-ion batteries involves various challenges. However, research into new technologies and processes offers hope that recycling these valuable components can become more feasible. Lithium battery recycling can be more efficient and sustainable by addressing the technical, environmental, and economic challenges.

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