How to Dispose of an Old Laser Printer

Laser printers were first introduced in the mid-1970s, but they didn’t become popular in offices until about 20 years later. While today’s printers are much different than the first ones, regardless of their age, printers do not belong in landfills. The materials do not decompose. Dealing with obsolete electronics doesn’t have to be a problem. […]

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How to Recycle Your Computer Hard Drive

If it’s time to decommission your old computer, you might be wondering what to do with it. Electronic waste doesn’t decompose, so throwing it away isn’t a good option. Recycling your hard drive is another solution, but the risks of a data leak from the hard drive are another concern. Here’s why partnering with a […]

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How To Dispose of a Plasma TV

TV technology is always advancing, but with the exciting developments, old TVs begin to stack up in storage lockers everywhere. If you have an old plasma TV, you may have a disposal dilemma. Plasma televisions may contain heavy metals, such as cadmium, so they should not be thrown to the curb or into a dumpster. […]

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How To Dispose of Computer Monitors

As computer monitor technology advances, people are looking for better resolutions, higher pixel density and improved color quality. If you’ve upgraded your computer monitors, you probably don’t want the old monitors sitting around in storage. Most cities and counties consider monitors and other electronics hazardous waste, so you can’t toss them in the dumpster either.  […]

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How to Dispose of Old Printers

Knowing how to dispose of old printers is crucially important for your office. Sooner or later, your existing equipment will break down or no longer meet your needs. When this happens, you cannot just throw it in the garbage. Old printers are a type of electronic waste that requires special handling. Improper disposal can have […]

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Free Hard Drive Recycling

Recycle your personal or professional computer equipment today with our safe, free hard drive recycling services. Magnetic-style, solid state drives, external, and USB hard drives are all recyclable at participating locations. Check out these answers to common questions about the recycling process. Can I Recycle My Old Hard Drive? Yes, hard drives can be dropped […]

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What Is Data Destruction?

Data destruction and data sanitization are terms that are so easily confused that many professionals use them interchangeably. There are significant differences between physical and data sanitization and destruction. Find out how these terms compare and how High Tech Recycling can help you protect your data when recycling hard drives. Definition of Data Destruction Any […]

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How to Prepare your Server for Recycling

A computer server is a device that allows you to store data and connect multiple devices to the same network. Residential internet users typically connect to a remote server, but it is common for businesses to have one or more on-site. As with all electronics, servers eventually outlive their usefulness and need to be replaced. […]

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Data Sanitization & Data Recycling

Data security is an essential feature in business, but many businesses fail to maintain high levels of security during the recycling stage of their electronics. Learn more about data sanitization and how these services from High Tech Recycling can help protect your business and customers in the Metro Detroit area. Understanding Data Sanitization It’s essential […]

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How To Recycle Your Old Car Battery

A typical car battery has a life expectancy of less than five years. There are batteries that end up lasting much longer than that, but they might not work as efficiently after that point. Following replacement, a dead car battery must be disposed of properly to reduce the risks of exposure to hazardous chemicals. Car […]

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