Ensuring Your Company’s E-recycling is Done Right
Avoid the hidden risks when disposing of old electronics
4THBIN is a certified and secure e-recycling solution provider to over 6,000 businesses from Fortune 100 companies to start-ups across the United States.
With the rapid pace at which technology changes, electronic waste, also known as e-waste, is the fastest growing waste stream. And disposing of end of life electronics poses two hidden risks…data security and environmental laws or regulations.
Know the Facts
Electronic waste typically refers to technology with complex and hazardous components such as servers, desktop computers, laptops, smart phones, tablets, monitors, copiers and printers.
Almost any product with a circuit board is now banned from landfills and is considered hazardous waste, requiring special handling. It is illegal to dispose of hazardous waste in the garbage.
The US and other countries are taking on the challenge of e-waste through, laws, regulations and treaties. To date, 25 states have past e-waste related legislation.
Secure data destruction—no data left behind
Data protection is the number one risk for businesses, including data on your end of life electronics. We have all seen the high-profile online data thefts or losses that numerous companies have experienced in recent years. But what about the data breaches that happen when companies are retiring old electronics or devices?
Secure handling and destruction of the data on your end of life electronics is just as critical as your online data. At 4THBIN our motto is, “No data left behind.”
Not all e-recycling companies are the same
At 4THBIN, we are certified and accredited by the industry’s most rigorous and trusted institutions for data security and sustainability. We have over a decade of experience and zero data breaches. No job is too big or too small, contact us today about your electronics recycling needs.
We encourage our clients to “know thy recycler” by asking these six key questions:
- How do they ensure data security?
- Do they provide a certificate of data erasure/destruction?
- Do they provide end-to-end tracking to ensure chain of custody?
- What certifications do they have? Especially e-Steward certification.
- Do they provide detailed reporting to ensure compliance with laws and sustainable recycling practices?
- Is their recycling done domestically in the United States?
How can we help? Contact us today.
4THBIN is certified by:
NIST 800-88 data compliance
Certified data destruction
100% data privacy compliance
Ecovadis Platinum rating
B Corp certified
Hard drive erasure & destruction
Onsite or offsite data destruction
Secure shipping & GPS tracking