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  • IT Best Practices - New Regulations on Disposal of Computer Equipment

    New Regulations on Disposal of Computer Equipment

    In the past five years, important new regulations concerning disposal of electronic equipment (e-waste) have been implemented all over the world. This article outlines the pertinent laws and guidelines regarding the manufacture and disposal of computer equipment and provides guidelines for selecting a qualified e-cycler as a strategy to ensure compliance. (5 pp., 1 fig.)[Executive Summary]

    November, 2006

  • Valuations 600x400 - Top Ten Steps for Disposing of Obsolete Computer Equipment

    Top Ten Steps for Disposing of Obsolete Computer Equipment

    As the glut of high-tech junk accumulates, businesses are facing increasing pressure to properly dispose of obsolete computer hardware. In addition to compromising the environment, improper disposal of obsolete computer hardware can result in leakage of proprietary company information and violation of new federal privacy laws that ban the disclosure of non-public financial and medical information about employees and customers.  This article provides a checklist of questions to simplify the process of electronics disposal and comply with new federal privacy regulations. (3 pp.)

    February, 2002