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SHIRLEY, MA / ACCESSWIRE / June 16, 2021 / With very few exceptions, no individual, company, or organization manages to operate in the modern world without depending on electronic devices. 

As offices begin to return to normal operations after the coronavirus pandemic has been brought under control, more people are returning to work. Employees who have spent a year working at home may need all new computers when returning to the office, since old technology may now be obsolete. 

Spring is just around the corner, and it is time for companies in the Northeastern United States to begin thinking about electronics recycling. During the winter, your company may have upgraded its computer equipment, leaving a large number of machines that need to be destroyed or recycled.

While some myths in life are harmless or even helpful, many are dangerous and damaging. On this list are falsehoods and misunderstandings related to wiping data from hard drives and other storage devices before they are recycled.

When companies want to upgrade or replace their old computer equipment, they may be confused about how they should dispose of these items. Computer monitors and other hardware should be disposed of properly in order to protect data security and the environment.

Anyone who has ever experienced a data breach will tell you that dealing with the aftermath is not a pleasant experience. A compromise has occurred to roughly 1 in 3 consumers over the past year and ensuring the safety of your personal info can be exhausting and time-consuming. 

Many companies are not aware of the fact that computer equipment must be properly disposed of and recycled. There are significant risks associated with failing to dispose of computer equipment properly, chief among these being the fact that unsecured data could be copied from old machines and damage your business.

Do you think much about what to do with your old laptop or desktop computer after you buy a new one? Do you dispose of it with household trash, give it to a loved one, or simply let it sit in your attic collecting dust & cobwebs? These are the three main things people tend to do when upgrading their devices, but did you know that another viable option is recycling your old electronics?

Many companies are not aware that they need to handle their old computers and other electronic equipment with care. It is very dangerous to throw these items in the trash, and it is illegal. Unsecured old machines could expose proprietary data. East Coast Electronics Recycling wants businesses and organizations of all kinds to know that they are ready to help solve e-waste. 

For individuals, the beginning of a new year marks the opportunity to make some wise resolutions. However, according to East Coast Electronics Recycling, organizations such as businesses, hospitals, and schools should kick off the new year by making a different kind of resolution: one that will help ensure that 2021 and beyond will be rewarding instead of regrettable. 

When it comes to being environmentally conscious, you probably don’t think all that much about what is done with your old electronics once they’ve reached the end of their life cycle. You throw out an old phone, or you keep an old laptop stashed somewhere in the garage or the attic, and sometimes it will sit there for years, even a decade or two.

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