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Uk data breaches, Duty of Care & Poor Recycling efforts. All Uk businesses must deal responsibly with any waste it produces. This is known as your ‘duty of care’. Imagine walking into your boss’s office and having to explain...read more
What materials are in a PC? | Reuse, Reduce, Recycle! Did you know an average PC contains plastic (23%), ferrous metals (32%), non-ferrous metals (18%), electronic boards (12%) and glass (15%) A single computer can contain up to 2kg of lead,...read more
What about sensitive data on hard drives? The 1998 Data Protection Act makes it a legal requirement for most businesses that deal with sensitive data to keep it backed up and secure. So, organisations are urged to have a healthy and secure...read more
Hard drive shredding There is no more reliable or permanent way to destroy the data on your hard drive than by shredding the hard drive itself. If you have just replaced all of the IT equipment in your office or simply want to get rid of...read more
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The Used IT Company is able to deal with all categories of WEEE waste with both classes of hazardous and non-hazardous. Where equipment is deemed to be beyond economical repair The Used IT Company will look to recover raw material values.
The Used IT Company is a training name of Intelligent Waste Management Limited and has been setup to maximise client return values. Intelligent Waste Management Limited is licensed and approved by the environment agency and holds the top accreditation for processing waste electronic equipment as an Authorised Approved Treatment Facility. In cases where our services don’t apply (for example the equipment has no resalable value) your details will be passed to Intelligent Waste Management for a disposal quote.
You need to be aware that your organisation has a Duty of Care to take all reasonable measures to protect the environment. You should be aware that:
All redundant (no economic value) computer equipment is classed as Waste.
CRT & TFT monitors are classed as Hazardous waste.
You must ensure your collection agents hold a Waste Carrier License.
You must ensure that your waste equipment goes to a licensed disposal site.
Your legal Duty of Care extends to when your equipment is reused, recycled or disposed of. Contact Used IT today firstname.lastname@example.org more information and useful tips can be found on the Used IT Blog page. www.used-it.co.uk