NJ Business Magazine recently published an article written by Melanie J. Haga, CEO at IoMT Solutions about the challenges of recycling in New Jersey.
The article talks about the New Jersey businesses that are left with excess computer equipment in the post pandemic recovery. Corporations, businesses, manufacturers, laboratories, health systems and educational facilities face a huge challenge when disposing of electronic equipment. Equipment has to be disposed of in an environmentally sound way, while also adhering to privacy laws.
Recycling always seems like a good option, but devices with a hard drive will have data stored on them. That’s not just desktops, laptops, and data centers, but telemedicine devices and connected devices as well.
New Jersey businesses and healthcare companies that give their hard drives and other devices to a company that does not have a Class D license will never really know where their devices are going. A class D recycler that is a Federal EPA licensed facility, ISO 9001,14001 and 45001 certified and R2 (Responsible Recycling) certified will provide detailed certificates of destruction for all devices, by serial number. Compliance documentation, including secure tracking information should be available to you 24/7/365 as well.
The challenges of recycling in New Jersey
By performing vendor due diligence, hospitals and manufacturers can alleviate the challenges of recycling in New Jersey, and ensure that their medical devices are properly destroyed. Compliance with all regulatory and industry environmental standards for disposal.
Read the full article here.