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Dumpster Divers Are Stealing Your Information – Take Action Now!

October 27, 2015

Did you know that it is not illegal for people to go through your trash? In the case of California vs. Greenwood, it was held that the Fourth Amendment does not prohibit the warrantless search and seizure of garbage left for collection outside the curtilage of a home (pp. 39-44). The Supreme Court ruled that […]

Agbogbloshie: From Toxic E-Waste Dump to Model Recycling Center

November 25, 2014

Article and picture from: http://www.blacksmithinstitute.org/blog/photos-transforming-agbogbloshie-from-toxic-e-waste-dump-into-model-recycling-center/ On October 9, 2014, Agbogbloshie, Accra, Ghana, “a digital dumping ground,” is about to get cleaner with the opening of a new facility for handling e-waste. This is a pilot project new e-waste recycling facility that really could transform the way recyclers work in Agbogbloshie because right now it is […]

The Geography of the Global E-Waste Burden

August 13, 2014

Article from Terra Daily: http://www.terradaily.com/reports/The_geography_of_the_global_electronic_waste_e_waste_burden_999.html  As local and national governments struggle to deal with ever-growing piles of electronic waste (or “e-waste”), scientists are now refining the picture of just how much there is and where it really ends up. Published in the ACS journal Environmental Science and Technology, their study found that nearly a quarter […]

The First-of-Its-Kind E-Waste Recycling Facility

August 7, 2014

Article from CNN Money: http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/articles/marketwire/1134630.htm National New Markets Fund LLC has closed $15 million in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation to help finance equipment for the first urban mining refinery in the U.S. capable of retrieving high-value metals including gold, silver, copper and palladium from electronic waste. An estimated 40 million tons of such […]

The Obsolete Electronics You Should Be Recycling

July 3, 2014

Do you have an area in your house or at your company where a collection of dated old gadgets are just piled up? All those that seem like ancient electronics are easy to dispose of in the trash, but don’t do that! By disposing of obsolete electronics in the trash, those electronics will more than […]

Turning E-Waste into an E-Resource

June 25, 2014

Article by Andrew Burger http://www.triplepundit.com/2014/06/step-initiative-turning-e-waste-e-resource/ Transforming modern life, the advent of “digital” homes, businesses, governments and societies is yielding tremendous triple bottom line benefits in countries the world over. It has also brought a host of new social and ecological problems and challenges – from the “digital divide” and threats to the security and integrity […]

Wiping vs. Destroying Hard Drives

January 21, 2014

A hard drive is a small box inside of computers that contain sensitive information. This information could include usernames, passwords, credit card information, and more. One hard drive can contain hundreds of thousands of files including: financial and tax records, internet purchases, emails, etc. While data-recovery technology continues to advance, data destruction becomes even more […]

Electronics Recycling and the Data Destruction Industry

January 17, 2014

The fastest growing segment of recycled material is consumer electronics. The accelerating pace of technology increases the environmental impact. Anything with a cord can now be recycled. This is in response to the growing need for businesses to recycle obsolete electronics. 20 to 50 million tons of electronics waste is discarded globally every year, according […]

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AccuShred provided services to the City of Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County to host a community paper-shredding event this past fall. The event had terrific participation from the public and the planning and event-day management went very smoothly. The public was delighted with the opportunity to shred sensitive documents. Thanks so much! Top qualities: Great […]

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City of Ann Arbor

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