Microsoft Refurbisher

As part of this program, we are required to comply with a set of responsible practices, including erasing data properly. This enables us to supply PCs preinstalled with genuine Microsoft software to businesses, schools, nonprofit organizations, government programs, and other eligible customers.
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Make Earth Day Every Day With These 5 Tips

Yesterday, we celebrated our six-year anniversary! Founded on Earth Day 2008, eWaste Direct, Inc. was created to divert electronic waste from landfills by offering multiple services to businesses throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, by eco-preneurs Joe and Angie Nelson. Earth Day is a great way to celebrate eco-friendly practices
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Free eWaste Recycling in Mountain View on April 22nd

When: 22 April 2014 10:00am to 2:00pm Where: 230 R T Jones Road, Mountain View, California 94043 What to see and do: Sustainable and Alternative Energy Displays 63d Environmental Protection Programs Children’s Recycling Crafts and Activities Monta Loma Elementary School Earth Day Paper Grocery Bag Decorating Contest Beekeepers Association will have
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Data Security

When making the decision to recycle unwanted PCs, data security and privacy is extremely important. Even a non-functional PC still has a hard drive full of data inside it. For businesses, this can include sensitive customer or client data, as well as other business data. Home PCs usually contain personal
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Corporate Recycling

Recycling materials from end-of-life electronics is the most effective solution to the growing e-waste problem in our community. Most electronic devices contain a variety of materials, including metals that can be recovered for future uses. By salvaging reusable parts, natural resources are conserved and pollution caused by toxins released into
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ReCycle Benefits

Electronic products are made from valuable resources and highly engineered materials, including metals, plastics, and glass, all of which require energy to mine and manufacture them. Reusing and recycling consumer electronics conserves our natural resources and avoids air and water pollution, as well as greenhouse gas emissions that are caused
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What Makes a Good eWaste Recycler?

The short answer to what to look for in an eWaste recycler is: e-Stewards or R2 certification. These are currently the only accredited certification standards for safely recycling and managing electronics. To achieve certification, recyclers must demonstrate to an accredited, independent third-party auditor that they meet the specific standards of
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It is Easy to be Green in Business

In the Bay Area, how a business impacts the environment is a frequent consideration of consumers. The easiest way to let your customers know that your business – be it an auto repair shop or a restaurant – cares about its environmental footprint is to become part of the Bay
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What is E-Waste and Why Is It a Problem?

E-waste, or electronic waste, refers to the collection of all kinds of electrical materials and equipment like TVs, computers, mobile phones, and stereos. In layman’s term, e-waste is anything electronic that is no longer in use because it’s broken, old, or just not in use anymore. The accelerated growth in
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