April 12th Earth Day ‘On Location’ Collection

Urban E Recycling will be available on April 12th at 1626 Natures Way Blvd, Valrico, Florida, to celebrate Earth Day by helping consumers recycle their old electronic items for no charge. 3/2014 Green is the color for March. The drive to promote a “greener” Tampa Bay Area has received a huge boost from Urban E […]

The Big BaG Theory – Not Computer Recycling

Let me tell your about the Big BaG Theory. A while back, I  visit some offices to let them know that Urban E Recycling is servicing the Tampa Bay area. Just so you know, we pick up end-of-life electronics at no charge, destroy data, etc.  It’s cold calling on the street but in a nice […]

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 […]

The Truth About the E-Waste Recycling FREE Model And How It Really Works

The Truth About The FREE Model And How It Really Works 9/2016 This conversation took place on Linkedin between two professionals in the electronic recycling business. I’m one of them and the other we will call Mr. Reynolds. I am not revealing his real name because I didn’t ask permission to use his questions, but […]

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 […]

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 […]

Best Way to Destroy My Hard Drive

Destroying a hard drive can me managed in different ways. Some are definitely more secure than others. Tweet Destroying a hard drive can me managed in different ways. Security is in degrees. The simplest and the least effective is setting you hard drive to factory setting. This DOES NOT destroy your personal information. Every piece […]

What Does It Cost To Shred Hard Drives?

Hard drive shredding is getting very popular now since it’s come out that wiping and erasing hard drive still leaves recoverable data. Many document shredding companies are getting into the business. Tweet All recycling companies work a little different. All companies work a little different when it comes to privacy policy. One company, I interviewed, […]

7 Must-Haves for The Great American Teach-In

Great American Teach-in is a day local businesses introduce children to the variety of jobs and careers. The Teach-in started off for parents of the classroom students to present their career and what they did on their job. Participation was inadequate so the school system started reaching out to local businesses. Dell Rabinowitz, Urban E Recycing Great American […]