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Major manufacturers of IT equipment implemented takeback programs in recent years due to tougher legislation regulating electronic waste. Many have voluntarily set up takeback programs for their products even in states lacking the requirement. They offer consumers the option of drop-offs, mail-ins, and trade-ins. Similarly, leasing companies will typically provide recycling or takeback options for...
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Tablets are growing in demand and popularity. More and more people are employing them as their primary computing devices. Throughout the 20th century, science fiction writers depicted tablets. In the 21st century that vision became reality. Apple paved the way for mass market tablets with its iPad, the first of its kind to be released....
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The IDS Center is Minnesota’s tallest building, and home to a vast number of business and retail tenants. With such a large community of companies, it’s important for the IDS Center to provide ecologically sustainable means of disposing of electronics in addition to its other efforts toward sustainability. For the past seven years, IDS Center...
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When dealing with upgrades, businesses will often wait until their computer equipment bites the dust before replacing it with a newer generation. Sometimes this is a more economically sensible option—a fleet of office computers, for instance, can wait until the current machines decline in performance because there is consistent buyout power and a thriving market...
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Electronic waste, also known as e-waste, has become a major issue both globally and locally as everyday life becomes more centered around technology. In Minnesota, pollution is an especially major concern because of the state’s thousands of waterways and lakes. As garbage sits on a landfill, electronic parts can break down and release dangerous heavy metals....
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Technology shifts rapidly, but outdated gear doesn’t have to be thrown in a dumpster once a current model is updated with a newer generation. It’s possible to extend the life of a piece of equipment, which promotes responsible recycling in lieu of landfill disposal, as well as more economically viable options for potential buyers. In...
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Electronics Recycling is a Tall Order for the IDS Center  We think big at OceanTech, especially about electronics recycling. In fact, we think so big that we attract big customers like Minneapolis’s tallest office tower; the IDS Center, which has chosen OceanTech as their partner for electronics recycling for all tenants and their businesses. The IDS...
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