Electronics Recycling and Data Security

In the electronic recycling industry, when we use the term “data security” we are referring to the protection of data contained in devices with memory (such as computer hard drives, smart phones, printers, fax machines) from being accessed by unauthorized persons or entities. In this context, protecting data is about destroying it. At Comprenew, our […]

Impact Recyclers Champions People AND the Environment

Impact Recyclers is a network of certified electronics recyclers who focus on providing employment to marginalized and at-risk populations. By providing job opportunities for people with barriers to employment, these organizations are social enterprises with a focus on the triple bottom line. All Impact Recyclers members are certified by R2 and/or e-Stewards, and maintain the […]

Comprenew Connect Bridges the Digital Divide

In the fall of 2015, Comprenew launched Comprenew Connect in partnership with Grand Rapids Public Schools Parent University, offering computer literacy classes for low income parents who lack computer skills and a home computer. Since then, Comprenew Connect has grown and is now offered at a number of organizations, including Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities […]