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  • Community Engagement
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    Comprenew becomes an e-Stewards Digital Equity Refurbishing & Recycling Partner

    Comprenew is part of a new e-Stewards initiative to address digital inequities in low-income communities. The Digital Equity Program incentivizes large corporate partners to donate working or repairable electronics to e-Stewards certified facilities. The devices are then refurbished and distributed at discounted rates to people in need. The e-Stewards program was launched this month and Comprenew is proud to be a founding…

  • Recycling
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    Greenpeace Report Card Assesses Top IT Companies’ Commitment to “Greener Electronics”

    Greenpeace recently published its “2017 Guide to Greener Electronics Company Report Card,” and it reveals there is room for improvement among the consumer electronics manufacturing industry in terms of reducing environmental impact. The report examined 17 top manufacturers of electronic devices. The highest grade was a “B” and only two companies achieved it. The highest percentage – 88% – fell…

  • Recycling
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    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 primary concern when handling used…