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Asset Recovery vs. E-Scrap vs. Recycling

2018-12-20T16:03:45+00:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Tags: , , , |

When you look up electronic recycling in Google or any other search engine, you find a few too many companies that claim to recycle your computer. Recycling electronics means very different things to different companies and people. Some companies recycle by wiping hard drives and repairing and reselling. Some recycle by taking a few valuable pieces out of [...]

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What Is The Best Plan to Get Rid of E-Scrap?

2016-10-05T17:23:55+00:00June 17th, 2016|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Tags: , , , , |

What Is The Best Plan to Get Rid of E-Scrap? The best plan to get rid of e-scrap or e-waste is simply have a plan.  Whether you are in Hillsborough County, Pinellas County, Manatee County, Polk or Sarasota, you have option. Of course, the best option is Urban E Recycling. The reason I say that is [...]

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Computer Donations IMPORTANT Dos and Don’t

2019-07-30T20:08:02+00:00May 15th, 2016|Categories: data destruction, Recycling News|Tags: , , , , |

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 in need for working computer, there are some challenges to that request. First, there is personal information held on those electronics. Maybe you feel like [...]

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Everything That Looks Gold Is Gold In Our Industry

2019-04-30T17:24:49+00:00May 15th, 2016|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Tags: , , , , , |

Everyone, in the electronic recycling industry, know where the gold market stands at any given time; or they should.  Electronic recycling is controlled by the metal market.  It seems, all the sudden, electronic recycling is an attractive business to start.  I say all the sudden, but folks have been hopping in and out of it for [...]

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I declare WOR! Responsible Recycling to Look For

2019-04-30T17:24:51+00:00May 15th, 2016|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Tags: , , , |

No. This is not a typo. WOR stands for Wave of Responsibility. What does that mean to you?  Let me tell you. 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 2014, Ms. Climber was told by [...]

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POPS. Or…… 5 Things to Look for In An Employee

2019-04-30T17:24:52+00:00July 31st, 2012|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Tags: , , , , , , |

Randolph T. Meyers, Jr., is better known as Pops at Urban E Recycling. Pops stopped us, or at least slowed us down every weekday morning. I am not saying that Pops is a slow worker or lazy. Not in the least. Pops is a crossing guard for the city of Tampa and he makes sure all [...]

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Electronic Recycling Industry Gets Recognition in Tampa Bay

2019-04-30T17:24:52+00:00July 31st, 2012|Categories: Recycling News|Tags: , , |

Urban E Recycling is one out of three finalists in the Small Business of the Year Award presented by the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, in the Startup category. This year’s event is sponsored by Bay Cities Bank & Warren Averett CPAs and Advisors and represents the 35th year the Greater Tampa Chamber has recognized local [...]

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