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ITAD firm publishes data, market insights

by Jared Paben

Expectations for higher IT spending, a persistent gap in mobile asset tracking and continuing lack of awareness about certifications were among the surprising takeaways in Cascade Asset Management’s latest survey of customers.


New firm provides chip ‘recovery as a service’

by Jared Paben

A Northeast company, IC Recovery, is commercializing its process to gently and quickly remove computer chips from circuit boards so the chips can be reused or resold.

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ITAD business sees quick growth, $4M in four months

by Marissa Heffernan

Refreshed Tech closed 2022 with $4 million in sales after just four months of operation and is poised to triple its sales and double its staff in 2023.

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Still a top priority

by Bob Johnson

The pandemic has shifted many realities in the ITAD business, but data security compliance remains a critical component of profitability.


Handling a hazard

by Thaddeus Puccini

Lithium batteries are a well-known danger in the disposal stream and efforts have been made to isolate them. But once batteries are set to be sent to a proper downstream processor, operators encounter plenty of other complications around packaging and shipping.

Close up of a Lithium-Ion battery pack.

Q&A: Coordination across continents

by Dan Leif

Two ITAD leaders at a service provider with facilities in 14 countries say smart use of technology and motivated managers in each region are central to developing a sustainable global strategy.


First Person Perspective: Are you destroying SSDs correctly?

by Serdar Bankaci

The president of ITAD firm CyberCrunch discusses why SSDs present a new frontier in the world of data destruction, and he offers advice for avoiding pitfalls.

Drilled drive example from CyberCrunch

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