Given the United States' focus on green technology and environmentally friendly initiatives, it's no surprise that technology companies have turned their attention in that direction. However, there is no mandate that addresses e-waste, as IT Business Edge editor Lora Bentley explains in a recent article.
Large tech companies have buy-back or collection processes in place so their customers aren't left holding useless equipment. IBM, for instance, directs customers to various state Web sites for guidance regarding proper disposal of their IBM-labeled e-waste.
How does your company handle equipment recycling? Do you outsource it, or take care of the process yourself? For global companies, how do you deal with the different requirements in different parts of the world?
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