4THBIN - Data Privacy Week 2024

4THBIN’s Role in the e-Stewards Performance Verification Program during Data Privacy Week

4THBIN Takes Center stage in Championing Environmental Responsibility While Prioritizing Data Privacy

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January 21, 2024
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As we observe Data Privacy Week, 4THBIN takes center stage in championing environmental responsibility while prioritizing data privacy. Our active participation in the e-Stewards Performance Verification (PV) Program not only underscores our commitment to the highest standards of environmental health and safety but aligns seamlessly with the principles highlighted during Data Privacy Week. 

In an era where data breaches and privacy concerns dominate headlines, Data Privacy Week serves as a stark reminder of the critical importance of safeguarding sensitive information. Data Privacy Week 2024's theme, "Take Control of Your Data," sits at the core of 4THBIN’s values. The risks associated with data privacy breaches are vast, ranging from financial implications to reputational damage for individuals and businesses alike. As part of this global initiative, 4THBIN recognizes the profound impact that responsible electronic recycling can have in mitigating these risks and ensuring data privacy.

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Securely recycling e-waste is crucial in preventing the risk of data breaches and addressing privacy concerns. Electronic devices often store sensitive information, making them susceptible to unauthorized access if not properly handled during disposal. Improperly discarded e-waste can become a goldmine for cybercriminals seeking to exploit personal or corporate data. Through responsible recycling practices, such as those endorsed by programs like e-Stewards, the secure handling and disposal of data-bearing devices are ensured. Secure recycling reinforces accountability, reduces the likelihood of data falling into the wrong hands, and supports a more responsible and ethical digital landscape, aligning with the core objectives of data privacy initiatives.

4THBIN takes pride in being recognized as the first e-Stewards company in New York City - emphasizing our dedication to sustainable e-waste practices in the region. In 2021, 4THBIN showcased exceptional performance during unannounced inspections and GPS tracker deployments within the e-Stewards PV Program. This initiative ensures environmental responsibility and places a paramount focus on the secure handling and disposal of data-bearing electronic devices, minimizing the potential risks associated with data exposure.

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To achieve e-Stewards certification, 4THBIN subjected itself to two forms of performance verification. Unannounced inspections and GPS tracker deployments, while ensuring environmental compliance, also significantly contribute to the secure handling of data. The e-Stewards PV Program, initiated in 2017, maintains its effectiveness through completely unannounced and random inspections. This approach ensures a high level of accountability and vigilance, not only in environmental practices but also in mitigating the risks associated with data privacy. As an active member of the e-Stewards PV Program, 4THBIN values these surprise inspections as opportunities to showcase our commitment to maintaining the highest standards for a secure digital future during Data Privacy Week and beyond. 

In honor of Data Privacy Week, 4THBIN proudly champions the intersection of responsible electronic recycling and data privacy within the e-Stewards Performance Verification Program. As we navigate this week dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of data privacy, our active involvement in the PV Program exemplifies a commitment to both environmental stewardship and the secure management of sensitive information. Our commitment significantly contributes to the secure, ethical, and environmentally conscious digital landscape that we strive for on a day-to-day basis. 

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4THBIN is proud to be a Data Privacy Week Champion. To learn more about Data Privacy Week, please visit here (National Cybersecurity Alliance)
 

For more information about 4THBIN’s commitment to e-Stewards, data privacy, and risk mitigation, please contact us

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About 4THBIN 

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4THBIN is a certified and secure e-recycling solution provider to over 10,000 businesses from Fortune 100 companies to start-ups across the United States.  We provide certified data destruction support to today’s top industries and help them deliver on their corporate social responsibility commitments by ensuring their e-waste is sustainably and legally recycled. We are certified and accredited by the industry’s most rigorous and trusted institutions for data security and sustainability.  4THBIN was New York City’s first company to be certified by e-Stewards and has received Ecovadis’ platinum rating, placing 4TBIN in the top 1% of their most responsible companies. For more information, we invite you to visit 4THBIN.com or follow ups on Twitter @4THBIN or LinkedIn.

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About e-Stewards

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The e-Stewards® Initiative is a market-based solution to help individuals and organizations identify and promote electronics recyclers who ensure that used electronics are managed with the highest environmental and social responsibility standards. e-Stewards Certified Recyclers and Refurbishers are audited and certified to ensure the highest levels of responsibility. e-Stewards Enterprises are major corporations, municipalities, nonprofits, or institutions that agree to make their best efforts to use e-Stewards Certified Recyclers. e-Stewards is a program established by the environmental advocacy organization Basel Action Network.

 

 

 

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