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Questions to ask potential computer recycling companies

Posted on May 31, 2014 (Editorial)

We are now going to look at what you need to know before hiring a computer disposal company. Specifically, what questions you should ask so that you don't regret your decision down the road. Failure to do at least a little due diligence can result in expensive fines and damage to your brand. What's more, you may need to pay to have the same computers disposed of twice if...


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In 1994, Federal Prison Industries, trade-named UNICOR, started a computer and electronics recycling program in Marianna. Inmates break down and retrieve salvageable computer parts. According to UNICOR's Web site, the products are sold to public and private industries to "save precious resources."


Twenty-six plaintiffs are currently in a federal lawsuit against the prison, claiming ...
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Computer Recycling News: 2000-2005

Posted on January 01, 2006 (Editorial)

Patients sue doctor over old computer
Kansas City Star
July 14, 2005 - Legal fallout continues to rain down on a Leawood plastic surgeon who placed a computer with private patient records in his trash. Two patients of Daniel Bortnick filed a class-action lawsuit against the physician and his practice...


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The Wall Street Journal This Morning radio show

Posted on October 20, 2005 (Editorial)
WSJPC Disposal is featured in this radio discussion about the growing importance and difficulty of proper computer disposal and recycling.


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InformationWeekA recycling article primarily focusing on data security for consumers when disposing of old equipment. PC Disposal is quoted several times.

Consumer interest in safely ditching data has been fueled by a steady stream of reports of personal records found on used equipment. In May, a German maker of disk
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CIO TodayQuote from PC Disposal: "As companies get ready to clean their closets, drive cleansing should be more than just an afterthought," said Kory Bostwick of PC Disposal. "Considering that trade secrets or other sensitive information could be on the drives, the company could be opening itself up for a lawsuit or identity theft if it's not careful."
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ServerWatchArticle on what to do with obsolete servers and the importance of choosing a reputable computer recycling company includes a quote from PC Disposal president.

There comes a time when a servers must be disposed of. The question then becomes what should be done with it? In most cases, it is less expensive and more efficient to leav
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Kansas City Business JournalA great profile story exclusively about Kory Bostwick and PC Disposal.

Companies such as Sprint Corp. and Time Warner pay PCDisposal.com to take old equipment off their hands. The fee seems small compared with fines that can be levied should environmental regulators trace old equipment in a landfill back to a company
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NewsweekFeature on PC Disposal and other asset disposal companies. Includes photos of our company warehouse and some of our "antique" computers.

Old computers aren't just useless, they don't even have nostalgia value. Which is where PC Disposal of Lenexa, Kansas comes in with an irresistible pitch to businesses upgrading their systems: send us
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ComputerWorldArticle on federal legislation that was introduced to impose a $10 fee on PCs, monitors and laptops to pay for recycling centers. Article also discusses how PCdisposal.com is already providing disposal services for companies.

PCs contain lead, mercury and PVC plastics, which are all hazardous materials. The fee would be used
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