The merging of the National Association for Information Destruction with a records management group will mean combined events and cost savings, but it isn’t expected to change certification requirements for electronics recycling companies.
A recent government approval is expected to bring Iron Mountain, which is already a giant in the world of data storage and destruction, further into the IT asset disposition business.
Nearly 300 IT product refurbishing experts convened in New Orleans this week to consider industry trends and to address barriers to growth. The event was the 14th annual Electronics Reuse Conference, now operated by the consulting firm E-Reuse Services.
A new report identifies data security concerns as a major barrier to more recycling and claims there is growing interest in electronics take-back programs in the United Kingdom.