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Why Do We Have A Cage In Our Warehouse?

At Urban E Recycling we take your security very serious.  We have invested in •  Security cameras •  A degausser • HDD crusher for onsite hard drive crushing • State of the art hard drive shredder Do you think that is excessive ?  We don't.  When it comes to personal data destruction, we go to extremes for your peace of [...]

2020-04-16T15:11:19-04:00July 31st, 2012|Categories: Recycling News|Comments Off on Why Do We Have A Cage In Our Warehouse?

How Did This Small Business Keep Employees

Small business in Florida kept their employees employed through the COVID-19 pandemic. This is how they did it. Urban E Recycling is considered a waste company, and no doubt they are. They handle e-waste and recycle the end-of-life electronics to the earth elements. That is the first of the key to why. E-waste is an essential [...]

2020-05-12T16:19:11-04:00May 12th, 2020|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Comments Off on How Did This Small Business Keep Employees

COVID-19 Guideline

Simple Ways to Keep The Virus From Spreading We Care About You. From TGH (Tampa General Hospital) Clean high-touch surfaces daily including tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, toilets, faucets, and electronics. Dust, soil, and microbes on surfaces can all transmit infection. Cleaning removes foreign material and reduces the numbers of infectious agents and makes transmission of infectious organisms less likely. [...]

2020-04-16T15:11:14-04:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Comments Off on COVID-19 Guideline

Beware of “Charity Computer Donations”

This is a time to be extra careful about computer donations. I've been reading about how a lot of computers are vulnerable since workers are going home and trying to keep up with their work. Hackers are having a heyday with easy access because home computers are not as secure as the workplace. It's true; You [...]

2020-04-16T15:11:14-04:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Comments Off on Beware of “Charity Computer Donations”

Are Non-Profits Organizations Liable for A Computer Data Breach?

Your nonprofit might not be in the midst of a data breach crisis, but did you ever ask the question about what your charitable organization's responsibility is when it comes to a data breach? Nonprofits, like many businesses have private information stored on their donors and possibly clients and employees. Securing the data is as important [...]

2020-04-16T15:11:14-04:00January 24th, 2020|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Tags: |Comments Off on Are Non-Profits Organizations Liable for A Computer Data Breach?

How To Avoid Data Breaches in 2020

Avoiding the Dreaded Data Breach   Reports about big companies suffering from a data breach seem to become a common recurrence every few months. Issues of credit card details, passwords, and emails from customers getting leaked are often shown, but the highlights are often about the companies. As soon as the controversy starts to fade and [...]

2020-04-16T15:11:14-04:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Comments Off on How To Avoid Data Breaches in 2020

Local Recycling Business Crushes It

Homegrown venture among Hillsborough County's many small business Urban E Recycling's meteoric rise from a two-person garage operation to a business now grossing $2.6-million annually with three locations and 22 employees is an example of the success small businesses can attain with solid planning, wise decisions, hard work, and some luck. Hillsborough County's Board of County [...]

2020-04-16T15:11:14-04:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Comments Off on Local Recycling Business Crushes It

Baby Caught In the Scanner

Baby Caught In A Desktop Scanner It was a hot, sticky day, at Urban E Recycling. It was a hot, sticky day, at Urban E Recycling, just like the last 98 days of our Florida summer. The roaring electric fan was the only relief from the heat, as usual. Yet today was not an ordinary day. [...]

2020-04-16T15:11:14-04:00October 5th, 2019|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Comments Off on Baby Caught In the Scanner

E-Waste: An Emerging Environmental Concern

E-Waste: An Emerging Environmental Concern By Daily Excelsior  - 25/08/2019 Dr. Anwesha Borthakur With the intensification of the market for electronic products, ‘electronic waste’ emerges as a relatively new yet a rapidly emerging category of waste in the current global environment. Electronic waste, popularly known as E-waste, is a major challenge confronted by almost all [...]

2020-04-16T15:11:14-04:00August 26th, 2019|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Comments Off on E-Waste: An Emerging Environmental Concern

3 Important Reason to Stop Erasing Hard Drives

Harry was in a difficult place. Good news is, he just landed an awesome job in the I.T. department at the best health insurance agency in town. The office even had a window. On the other hand, the bad news; the office was full of old computers, wires, UPS's (backup batteries), a giant copiers and other e-waste [...]

2019-08-13T17:03:35-04:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Comments Off on 3 Important Reason to Stop Erasing Hard Drives

WE ARE FAILING FAST IN OUR BUSINESS

Fail Fast. Painful but progressive. One of the trending quotes these days is “Fail Fast”. It’s not new. Failing fast, picking yourself back up and correcting your path is what happens in the entrepreneur business. I’ve never met anyone that started out with a perfect model and achieved smooth sailing from day one. It doesn’t happen. [...]

2020-04-16T15:11:14-04:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Comments Off on WE ARE FAILING FAST IN OUR BUSINESS