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Why Do We Have A Cage In Our Warehouse?

At Urban E Recycling we take your security very serious.  We have invested in •  Security cameras •  A degausser • HDD crusher for onsite hard drive crushing • State of the art hard drive shredder Do you think that is excessive ?  We don't.  When it comes to personal data destruction, we go to extremes for your peace of [...]

2016-11-08T00:52:19+00:00 July 31st, 2012|Categories: Recycling News|Comments Off on Why Do We Have A Cage In Our Warehouse?

WHAT I LEARNED FROM THE BORING WAY

And I thought they only sold copiers. Last Tuesday, Dean Erskine and I, had the privilege of breaking bread, (really pizza) with some Boring employees. I learned about the Boring Way. I read many books and listen to many books on record about company culture, processes, and principles. This company actually practices it. I learned so [...]

2017-03-20T22:32:16+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Tags: , , |Comments Off on WHAT I LEARNED FROM THE BORING WAY

Name Has Been Changed to Protect the Victim

I'm not going to mention names, but this is absolutely true, told to me by the victim. Let's call our victim James Smith. He came, sit down in my favorite eye doctor chair, tilted his cap back and stroked his uncut hair behind his ears. I was anxiously waiting to hear this story of fraud, since [...]

2017-02-07T21:45:35+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Comments Off on Name Has Been Changed to Protect the Victim

January is National Clean Out Your Computer Month – 7 Ways to Get Started

By Katie Schreiber January is National Clean out your Computer Month. Who knew there was such a thing right? But when you stop and ponder it for a moment, it makes sense. January is the start of a new year and many people choose “to get organized” as one of their top resolutions every year, so [...]

2017-01-17T23:41:33+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Comments Off on January is National Clean Out Your Computer Month – 7 Ways to Get Started

Copper – The New Gold – For Now

Dell Rabinowitz, CMO Urban E Recycling November 28, 2016 Copper prices on the rise. Copper prices have been down for a while, so what is the sudden interest in this semi-precious metal? I had to know. My partner, Greg, it the one who keeps his finger on the pulse of elements and prices. That's his job, [...]

2016-11-30T13:45:16+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Categories: Electronic Recycing, Recycling News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Copper – The New Gold – For Now

7 Must-Haves for The Great American Teach-In

Great American Teach-in is a day local businesses introduce children to the variety of job opportunities. Sometimes exposing a young child to a different and varied career options can spark an idea or invention that changes lives. Everyone can’t be a doctor, lawyer, nurse, teacher or police officer. Here are a few things you must have when presenting at the Great [...]

2016-11-22T21:57:45+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on 7 Must-Haves for The Great American Teach-In

What Does It Cost To Shred Hard Drives

Hard Drive shredding is getting very popular now since it's come out that wiping and erasing hard drive still leaves recoverable data. Many document shredding companies are getting into the business. All companies work a little different. One company, I interviewed, will come to your place of business and inventory your hard drives and take [...]

2016-11-22T22:12:16+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on What Does It Cost To Shred Hard Drives

How Can I Destroy My Hard Drive

Destroying a hard drive can me managed in different ways. Security is in degrees. The simplest and the least effective is setting you hard drive to factory setting. This DOES NOT destroy your personal information. Every piece of data that was ever on your computer is still there. Another way yet limited in effectiveness [...]

2016-11-22T21:36:04+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Categories: data destruction, Electronic Recycing|Comments Off on How Can I Destroy My Hard Drive

How To Dispose Of A Laptop Hard Drive

To dispose of a laptop hard drive in the most secure way is to shred it. Even the best erasing machines leave data a hard drive. In fact, on Sept 16, 2016 the NBC Nightly News story “How Supposedly-Deleted Personal Data Can Come Back to Haunt You” discovered that 46% of personal computers and other used [...]

2016-11-08T21:41:02+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Comments Off on How To Dispose Of A Laptop Hard Drive

How to Dispose of Old Laptop Securely

How to dispose of old laptop securely? Very good question. To dispose of old laptops securely, find an electronic recycler in your area that will shred your hard drive and certify the destruction of data. You may have to pay $15 -$50 for the service, but it will be worth it. Not securing your hard drive [...]

2016-11-08T18:00:06+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Comments Off on How to Dispose of Old Laptop Securely

“ELECTRONICS FOR A CAUSE” TO OFFER FREE RECYCLING OF CONSUMER ELECTRONICS AS FUNDRAISER FOR THE DIVERSITY INITIATIVE INC.”

TAMPA, Fla. (November 2, 2016) – As part of its 2016 America Recycles Day celebration, Rapid Refill Ink will join forces with Urban E Recycling from November 15 – January 31, 2017, to present “Electronics for a Cause,” offering free recycling of consumer electronics. The Diversity Initiative, Inc. will benefit from this green recycling effort. Office [...]

2016-11-08T01:03:07+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Comments Off on “ELECTRONICS FOR A CAUSE” TO OFFER FREE RECYCLING OF CONSUMER ELECTRONICS AS FUNDRAISER FOR THE DIVERSITY INITIATIVE INC.”