E-Waste Blog https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog Articles about electronic recycling, e-waste management for the legal and financial industry. en Tue, 22 Nov 2022 15:15:00 GMT 2022-11-22T15:15:00Z en R2 certified electronic waste recycling, what is your school technology plan? https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/is-your-school-or-university-absolutely-sure-they-are-safe-from-ewaste-recycling <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/is-your-school-or-university-absolutely-sure-they-are-safe-from-ewaste-recycling" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.mayeralloys.com/hubfs/Google%20Drive%20Integration/Copy%20of%20Mayer%20Blog-%20Ewaste%20Universities%20and%20Schools.jpeg" alt="University computers and devices may have sensitive, valuable data and must be recycled through certified ewatse recyclers." class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>There is a growing concern over the inadvertent release of personal and proprietary information.&nbsp; Schools and universities need to create a data governance strategy and turn to a certified electronic waste (e-waste) recycler with the skill and experience to dispose of electronic equipment that has come to the end of its lifecycle. The proper disposal of e-waste is an important consideration for every school, school district, college and university.&nbsp;</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/is-your-school-or-university-absolutely-sure-they-are-safe-from-ewaste-recycling" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.mayeralloys.com/hubfs/Google%20Drive%20Integration/Copy%20of%20Mayer%20Blog-%20Ewaste%20Universities%20and%20Schools.jpeg" alt="University computers and devices may have sensitive, valuable data and must be recycled through certified ewatse recyclers." class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>There is a growing concern over the inadvertent release of personal and proprietary information.&nbsp; Schools and universities need to create a data governance strategy and turn to a certified electronic waste (e-waste) recycler with the skill and experience to dispose of electronic equipment that has come to the end of its lifecycle. The proper disposal of e-waste is an important consideration for every school, school district, college and university.&nbsp;</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=3362136&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finfo.mayeralloys.com%2Fewaste-blog%2Fis-your-school-or-university-absolutely-sure-they-are-safe-from-ewaste-recycling&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finfo.mayeralloys.com%252Fewaste-blog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> e-waste Mayer Alloys corporate recycling University data security End of Life device care Tue, 22 Nov 2022 15:15:00 GMT Ilene.lubell@mayeralloys.com (Ilene Lubell) https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/is-your-school-or-university-absolutely-sure-they-are-safe-from-ewaste-recycling 2022-11-22T15:15:00Z Take a risk like Morgan Stanley or recycle your ewaste safely? https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/take-a-risk-like-morgan-stanley-or-recycle-your-ewaste-safely <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/take-a-risk-like-morgan-stanley-or-recycle-your-ewaste-safely" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.mayeralloys.com/hubfs/Google%20Drive%20Integration/Copy%20of%20Mayer%20Blog%20-%20Morgan%20Stanley%20Debacle.jpeg" alt="Don’t make the same mistake as Morgan Stanley. Plan for the lifecycle of your business devices, machines and electronics." class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Businesses large and small have an obligation to protect the customer data they use as part of their business. One of the country’s largest financial concerns failed to do just that, and were hit with millions in fines. It wasn’t hackers, or cyber terrorists that took on Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. &nbsp;It was the company’s own failure to understand the correct way to…recycle. And it could happen to any business not keeping track of their trash.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/take-a-risk-like-morgan-stanley-or-recycle-your-ewaste-safely" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.mayeralloys.com/hubfs/Google%20Drive%20Integration/Copy%20of%20Mayer%20Blog%20-%20Morgan%20Stanley%20Debacle.jpeg" alt="Don’t make the same mistake as Morgan Stanley. Plan for the lifecycle of your business devices, machines and electronics." class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Businesses large and small have an obligation to protect the customer data they use as part of their business. One of the country’s largest financial concerns failed to do just that, and were hit with millions in fines. It wasn’t hackers, or cyber terrorists that took on Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. &nbsp;It was the company’s own failure to understand the correct way to…recycle. And it could happen to any business not keeping track of their trash.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=3362136&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finfo.mayeralloys.com%2Fewaste-blog%2Ftake-a-risk-like-morgan-stanley-or-recycle-your-ewaste-safely&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finfo.mayeralloys.com%252Fewaste-blog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Electronic recycling Mayer Alloys Corporation insurance company recycle electronics E-waste drop off Cyber Attacks PII Mayer Alloys data recycling Identifiable data internet security Morgan Stanley fines SEC fines data Wed, 02 Nov 2022 15:00:00 GMT Caitlin.quill@mayeralloys.com (Mayer Alloys) https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/take-a-risk-like-morgan-stanley-or-recycle-your-ewaste-safely 2022-11-02T15:00:00Z How insurance companies recycle ewaste to avoid a data breach https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/how-insurance-companies-recycle-ewaste-to-avoid-a-data-breach <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/how-insurance-companies-recycle-ewaste-to-avoid-a-data-breach" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.mayeralloys.com/hubfs/Google%20Drive%20Integration/Copy%20of%20Mayer%20Blog%20Ewaste%20for%20Insurance%20Companies.jpeg" alt="E-waste recycling in the insurance industry" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>It takes more, as a business today, to be in compliance and protect your customer’s data. Nearly every week there are stories of how customer data has been stolen from Company X or Company Y, &nbsp;and Company Z is spending millions of dollars in mitigation efforts when Personally Identifiable Information (PII) data gets&nbsp;loose in the wild.</p> <p><a class="cta_button" href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/cs/ci/?pg=c87e47c8-8859-4e9c-86d2-5633b34f92bc&amp;pid=3362136&amp;ecid=&amp;hseid=&amp;hsic="><img class="hs-cta-img " style="border-width: 0px; /*hs-extra-styles*/; margin: 0 auto; display: block; margin-top: 20px; margin-bottom: 20px" alt="Get our Ultimate Guide to Corporate Electronics Recycling" src="https://no-cache.hubspot.com/cta/default/3362136/c87e47c8-8859-4e9c-86d2-5633b34f92bc.png" align="middle"></a></p> <h3></h3> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/how-insurance-companies-recycle-ewaste-to-avoid-a-data-breach" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.mayeralloys.com/hubfs/Google%20Drive%20Integration/Copy%20of%20Mayer%20Blog%20Ewaste%20for%20Insurance%20Companies.jpeg" alt="E-waste recycling in the insurance industry" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>It takes more, as a business today, to be in compliance and protect your customer’s data. Nearly every week there are stories of how customer data has been stolen from Company X or Company Y, &nbsp;and Company Z is spending millions of dollars in mitigation efforts when Personally Identifiable Information (PII) data gets&nbsp;loose in the wild.</p> <p><a class="cta_button" href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/cs/ci/?pg=c87e47c8-8859-4e9c-86d2-5633b34f92bc&amp;pid=3362136&amp;ecid=&amp;hseid=&amp;hsic="><img class="hs-cta-img " style="border-width: 0px; /*hs-extra-styles*/; margin: 0 auto; display: block; margin-top: 20px; margin-bottom: 20px" alt="Get our Ultimate Guide to Corporate Electronics Recycling" src="https://no-cache.hubspot.com/cta/default/3362136/c87e47c8-8859-4e9c-86d2-5633b34f92bc.png" align="middle"></a></p> <h3></h3> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=3362136&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finfo.mayeralloys.com%2Fewaste-blog%2Fhow-insurance-companies-recycle-ewaste-to-avoid-a-data-breach&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finfo.mayeralloys.com%252Fewaste-blog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> e-waste electronics recycle Mayer Alloys Corporation insurance company recycle electronics E-waste drop off Cyber Attacks PII Mayer Alloys data recycling Identifiable data internet security Thu, 22 Sep 2022 14:14:17 GMT Ilene.lubell@mayeralloys.com (Ilene Lubell) https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/how-insurance-companies-recycle-ewaste-to-avoid-a-data-breach 2022-09-22T14:14:17Z Discover how to avoid data theft by recycling these top electronic devices https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/discover-how-to-avoid-data-theft-by-recycling-these-top-electronic-devices <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/discover-how-to-avoid-data-theft-by-recycling-these-top-electronic-devices" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.mayeralloys.com/hubfs/Mayer%20Alloys%20featured%20image.png" alt="Corporate devices needed to be recycled to avoid data theft" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>The reports of data theft from companies around the world continue to grow. Companies of all sorts are having to report to their customers that personal data they entrusted with the company, has been leaked.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/discover-how-to-avoid-data-theft-by-recycling-these-top-electronic-devices" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.mayeralloys.com/hubfs/Mayer%20Alloys%20featured%20image.png" alt="Corporate devices needed to be recycled to avoid data theft" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>The reports of data theft from companies around the world continue to grow. Companies of all sorts are having to report to their customers that personal data they entrusted with the company, has been leaked.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=3362136&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finfo.mayeralloys.com%2Fewaste-blog%2Fdiscover-how-to-avoid-data-theft-by-recycling-these-top-electronic-devices&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finfo.mayeralloys.com%252Fewaste-blog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> electronic waste recycle Ewaste electronics recycle data theft protection Discover recycling Ewaste old computer equipment Tue, 02 Aug 2022 15:04:00 GMT Ilene.lubell@mayeralloys.com (Ilene Lubell) https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/discover-how-to-avoid-data-theft-by-recycling-these-top-electronic-devices 2022-08-02T15:04:00Z Recycling Corporate Electronics is Costing More - That's a Good Thing https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/recycling-corporate-electronics-is-costing-more-thats-a-good-thing <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/recycling-corporate-electronics-is-costing-more-thats-a-good-thing" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.mayeralloys.com/hubfs/corporate%20electronics%20recycling.jpeg" alt="recycling corporate electronics" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Recycling your corporate electronics is about more than just going green or protecting the environment - it’s also about protecting your business from a costly data breach that could come from data thieves getting a hold of confidential information on a discarded device.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/recycling-corporate-electronics-is-costing-more-thats-a-good-thing" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.mayeralloys.com/hubfs/corporate%20electronics%20recycling.jpeg" alt="recycling corporate electronics" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Recycling your corporate electronics is about more than just going green or protecting the environment - it’s also about protecting your business from a costly data breach that could come from data thieves getting a hold of confidential information on a discarded device.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=3362136&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finfo.mayeralloys.com%2Fewaste-blog%2Frecycling-corporate-electronics-is-costing-more-thats-a-good-thing&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finfo.mayeralloys.com%252Fewaste-blog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> electronic waste e-scrap r2 certification data security recycling corporate electronics Thu, 21 Apr 2022 12:00:00 GMT Ilene.lubell@mayeralloys.com (Ilene Lubell) https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/recycling-corporate-electronics-is-costing-more-thats-a-good-thing 2022-04-21T12:00:00Z 2 Ways to Save Your Legal Firm and the Earth From Harm https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/2-ways-to-save-your-legal-firm-and-the-earth-from-harm <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/2-ways-to-save-your-legal-firm-and-the-earth-from-harm" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.mayeralloys.com/hubfs/119491527_s.jpg" alt="legal firm ewaste" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Attorneys unknowingly create a substantial amount of electronic waste in the course of their work. Here’s how we know that and how law firms - big and small - can change the tide - just in time for Earth Day.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/2-ways-to-save-your-legal-firm-and-the-earth-from-harm" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.mayeralloys.com/hubfs/119491527_s.jpg" alt="legal firm ewaste" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Attorneys unknowingly create a substantial amount of electronic waste in the course of their work. Here’s how we know that and how law firms - big and small - can change the tide - just in time for Earth Day.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=3362136&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finfo.mayeralloys.com%2Fewaste-blog%2F2-ways-to-save-your-legal-firm-and-the-earth-from-harm&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finfo.mayeralloys.com%252Fewaste-blog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> e-waste electronic waste office electronics corporate e-waste law firm environment earth day Wed, 22 Apr 2020 18:33:05 GMT Ilene.lubell@mayeralloys.com (Ilene Lubell) https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/2-ways-to-save-your-legal-firm-and-the-earth-from-harm 2020-04-22T18:33:05Z 5 Reasons to Always Use an R2 Certified or Compliant E-Waste Recycler https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/5-reasons-to-always-use-an-r2-certified-e-waste-recycler <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/5-reasons-to-always-use-an-r2-certified-e-waste-recycler" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.mayeralloys.com/hubfs/57615884_m%20cropped.jpg" alt="57615884_m cropped" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>In companies that handle sensitive client data – like legal, insurance, and accounting firms – IT plays an integral part in overall security compliance. IT managers think about compliance on a daily basis and weigh many of their decisions with compliance needs in mind.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/5-reasons-to-always-use-an-r2-certified-e-waste-recycler" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.mayeralloys.com/hubfs/57615884_m%20cropped.jpg" alt="57615884_m cropped" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>In companies that handle sensitive client data – like legal, insurance, and accounting firms – IT plays an integral part in overall security compliance. IT managers think about compliance on a daily basis and weigh many of their decisions with compliance needs in mind.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=3362136&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finfo.mayeralloys.com%2Fewaste-blog%2F5-reasons-to-always-use-an-r2-certified-e-waste-recycler&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finfo.mayeralloys.com%252Fewaste-blog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> office electronics escrap cell phones corporate Electronic recycling computer recycling environment data security r2 recycling Fri, 15 Nov 2019 12:00:00 GMT Ilene.lubell@mayeralloys.com (Ilene Lubell) https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/5-reasons-to-always-use-an-r2-certified-e-waste-recycler 2019-11-15T12:00:00Z How to Decide When to Replace Your Business Electronics https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/how-to-decide-when-to-replace-your-business-electronics <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/how-to-decide-when-to-replace-your-business-electronics" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.mayeralloys.com/hubfs/How%20to%20Decide%20When%20to%20Replace%20Your%20Business%20Electronics-1.jpeg" alt="blog image" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>These days, all businesses rely on electronics to some degree to get by. One of the challenges with this is that electronics have a lifespan. It isn’t a question of if they will one day fail; it’s simply a question of <em>when</em>. Purchasing managers, IT managers and business owners need to be prepared for when that day comes and have a plan in place to ensure continuity.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/how-to-decide-when-to-replace-your-business-electronics" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.mayeralloys.com/hubfs/How%20to%20Decide%20When%20to%20Replace%20Your%20Business%20Electronics-1.jpeg" alt="blog image" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>These days, all businesses rely on electronics to some degree to get by. One of the challenges with this is that electronics have a lifespan. It isn’t a question of if they will one day fail; it’s simply a question of <em>when</em>. Purchasing managers, IT managers and business owners need to be prepared for when that day comes and have a plan in place to ensure continuity.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=3362136&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finfo.mayeralloys.com%2Fewaste-blog%2Fhow-to-decide-when-to-replace-your-business-electronics&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finfo.mayeralloys.com%252Fewaste-blog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> electronic waste recycling cell phones corporate e-scrap Electronic recycling law r2 certification computer recycling computer parts Wed, 05 Jun 2019 18:10:00 GMT Ilene.lubell@mayeralloys.com (Ilene Lubell) https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/how-to-decide-when-to-replace-your-business-electronics 2019-06-05T18:10:00Z 6 Reasons to Celebrate Hospitals Going Green this Earth Day https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/6-reasons-to-celebrate-hospitals-going-green-this-earth-day <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/6-reasons-to-celebrate-hospitals-going-green-this-earth-day" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.mayeralloys.com/hubfs/6%20Reasons%20to%20Celebrate%20Hospitals%20Going%20Green%20this%20Earth%20Day.jpeg" alt="hospitals going green" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Healthcare facilities are major sources of pollution. On a daily basis, hospitals in the United States create almost<a href="https://www.statnews.com/2018/09/25/pollution-health-care-harm/"> </a><a href="https://www.statnews.com/2018/09/25/pollution-health-care-harm/">7,000 tons of solid waste</a>. Single-use gloves, plastic wrapping around tools, syringes and other plastic products are used for a few moments, then thrown in the garbage. Hazardous solid waste also includes electronic devices and accessories that are especially toxic if they end up in landfills.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/6-reasons-to-celebrate-hospitals-going-green-this-earth-day" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.mayeralloys.com/hubfs/6%20Reasons%20to%20Celebrate%20Hospitals%20Going%20Green%20this%20Earth%20Day.jpeg" alt="hospitals going green" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Healthcare facilities are major sources of pollution. On a daily basis, hospitals in the United States create almost<a href="https://www.statnews.com/2018/09/25/pollution-health-care-harm/"> </a><a href="https://www.statnews.com/2018/09/25/pollution-health-care-harm/">7,000 tons of solid waste</a>. Single-use gloves, plastic wrapping around tools, syringes and other plastic products are used for a few moments, then thrown in the garbage. Hazardous solid waste also includes electronic devices and accessories that are especially toxic if they end up in landfills.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=3362136&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finfo.mayeralloys.com%2Fewaste-blog%2F6-reasons-to-celebrate-hospitals-going-green-this-earth-day&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finfo.mayeralloys.com%252Fewaste-blog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> enviroment recycling office electronics computer recycling healthcare green Sun, 28 Apr 2019 20:20:00 GMT Ilene.lubell@mayeralloys.com (Ilene Lubell) https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/6-reasons-to-celebrate-hospitals-going-green-this-earth-day 2019-04-28T20:20:00Z 3 Top Concerns About E-Waste in the Healthcare Industry https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/3-top-concerns-about-e-waste-in-the-healthcare-industry <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/3-top-concerns-about-e-waste-in-the-healthcare-industry" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.mayeralloys.com/hubfs/3%20Top%20Concerns%20About%20E-Waste%20in%20the%20Healthcare%20Industry.jpeg" alt="40119154_s (1)" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span style="background-color: transparent; letter-spacing: 0px;">Significant and continual advancements in healthcare technology have enhanced the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients. However, as medical equipment becomes obsolete at a faster rate, the industry is producing alarming quantities of electronic waste.</span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/3-top-concerns-about-e-waste-in-the-healthcare-industry" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://info.mayeralloys.com/hubfs/3%20Top%20Concerns%20About%20E-Waste%20in%20the%20Healthcare%20Industry.jpeg" alt="40119154_s (1)" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span style="background-color: transparent; letter-spacing: 0px;">Significant and continual advancements in healthcare technology have enhanced the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients. However, as medical equipment becomes obsolete at a faster rate, the industry is producing alarming quantities of electronic waste.</span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=3362136&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finfo.mayeralloys.com%2Fewaste-blog%2F3-top-concerns-about-e-waste-in-the-healthcare-industry&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finfo.mayeralloys.com%252Fewaste-blog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> e-waste environment health healthcare Tue, 09 Apr 2019 11:00:00 GMT Ilene.lubell@mayeralloys.com (Ilene Lubell) https://info.mayeralloys.com/ewaste-blog/3-top-concerns-about-e-waste-in-the-healthcare-industry 2019-04-09T11:00:00Z