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Computer Donations: IMPORTANT Dos and Don’t

As owners of Urban E Recycling, occasionally we are asked that the computers we take in, go to those in need. Here’s the challenge… As owners of Urban E Recycling, occasionally we are asked that the computers we take in, go to those in need. Although my co-owner and I would love to find families […]

I declare W.O.R! Responsible Electronic Recycling.

No. This is not a typo. WOR stands for Wave of Responsibility. What does that mean to you? Let me tell you. Just a real-life scenario. There once was a woman named Ms. Climber.  She started a successful business and hired several people.  They all worked diligently with computers at each desk.  In April of […]

A Simple Checklist to Avoid I.D.Theft

Congressman Bilirakis held two Identity Theft Prevention Fairs yesterday. I was asked to attend as a representative of my company, Urban E Recycling because of our policy and procedures in how we destroy data. But what surprised me, is the things I didn’t know, and things I knew but forgot or disregarded because they didn’t […]

Electronics Security Alert!

Just about anyone knows that holding your important data on a computer is risky without secure software or some other protection. Tweet Password protection is only one step. Just about anyone knows that holding your important data on a computer is risky without secure software or some other protection.  Even using a password to protect […]

E-waste Creating Employment

Recycling e-waste creates jobs for professional recyclers and refurbishers and creates new markets for the valuable components that are dismantled. Kelly Sampson Tweet The e-waste business is getting bigger. The recycling of electronic waste is a rapidly expanding industry around the world and particularly here in the United States.  E-waste is usually comprised of old computers, […]

Improving Our Bottom Line By Lowering Our Profit Margin

It seems kind of backwards, doesn’t it? Grant it, improving the bottom-line usually means increasing profit margin but not in this case. 10/2016 We’ve been in business for a little over 4 years. We’ve been in business for a little over 4 years. We have learned a lot in those four years and certainly have […]

Sensitive Information Left Inside

Last week we had one of our busiest weeks ever at Urban E Recycling. Why? I think it may be our new website, but of course, I would think that, because I created it. 7/2016 Maybe we are so much busier because we are going into our fourth year. Maybe it’s because we sent out […]

How To Dispose Of A Laptop Hard Drive

To dispose of a laptop hard drive in the most secure way is to shred it. Even the best erasing machines can leave data on a hard drive Tweet Partially deleted data can come back to haunt you. To dispose of a laptop hard drive in the most secure way is to shred it. Even […]

The Mulberry Press Dispose Electronics Properly

Electronic Recycling in Mulberry, Florida, Press Release 10/2016 ONLY HALF of our former printing equipment given to an area recycling firm (Urban E Recycling). ONLY HALF of our former printing equipment given to an area recycling firm (Urban E Recycling). The truck was so full of our former heavy printing equipment, it took two loads. […]

Success Story of Florida in the Florida Trends Magazine

DATA DESTRUCTION AND ELECTRONIC RECYCLING Business. SBDC, Small Business Development Center doing it’s job helping small business. After 25 years in the recycling business, Greg and Dell Rabinowitz was inspired to start a company of their own when the industry shifted from metals to technology. In 2012, Dell and Greg launched Urban E Recycling. “We […]

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