Data centers use a vast amount of electronic equipment, such as servers, storage devices, and networking gear, which inevitably reach the end of their useful life.
When these devices are discarded irresponsibly, they contribute to the growing global e-waste problem, leading to severe environmental pollution and health risks due to the hazardous materials they contain. These materials can include lead, mercury, and cadmium.

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Recycling these electronics not only helps to protect the environment, but it also allows for the recovery of valuable materials, such as gold and copper, which can be reused in new products. Additionally, recycling can also reduce the amount of electronic waste in landfills.
It is important for data centers to prioritize the responsible recycling of their unused electronics because keeping electronics out of landfills will help to create a more environmentally sustainable future.

Some points to consider:

  • It’s an environmentally responsible practice that can significantly reduce the amount of electronic waste that ends up in landfills. This can help to prevent the release of harmful chemicals and reduce your company’s carbon footprint.
  • Recycling electronics can also be a cost-effective solution. Many electronic components can be refurbished or repurposed, which can save money on replacement parts. Additionally, many recycling companies offer cash incentives for businesses that recycle their electronics, which can provide an extra source of revenue.
  • Recycling electronics can also be a way to support sustainability initiatives and improve public perception. By demonstrating a commitment to sustainability, data centers can attract environmentally conscious customers and investors and differentiate themselves from competitors.

Steps to Recycling E-waste for a Data Center:

  1. Gathering all of your e-waste in one area is the first step to recycling all of it.
  2. From there, you can send over an image of the e-waste or let us know how much e-waste there is when you fill out our intake form.
  3. After receiving and reviewing your quote, you’ll be given options for a pickup date, and recycling will commence on that day.

AIT is the fast, efficient, secure, and trusted electronics recycling solution. We offer e-waste recycling pickups and data destruction options that are catered for your industry and will provide you with a full recycling report and certificates upon completion of every recycling pickup.

⚡  Quick & Efficient Processing

        Our streamlined pickup process ensures that your electronics are recycled in a timely and efficient manner.

🔒  Certified Data Destruction

We understand the importance of protecting sensitive information. Our team follows strict NAID/i-Sigma protocols to ensure the complete and secure removal of any data from your devices before recycling. We comply with all industry standards including NIST 800-88 and DoD 5220.22-M.

🌳  Eco-Friendly Practices

Our commitment to the environment extends beyond recycling. We employ reuse and refurbishment in our recycling process wherever agreeable to minimize our carbon footprint and contribute to a greener future.

⭐  Stellar Reputation

With a 5.0-star rating on Google and glowing testimonials, our customers can attest to the exceptional quality, reliability, and environmental responsibility of our services.
Don’t just take our word for it; here’s what some of our satisfied customers have to say:

                 “My company has used AIT for years and for me they have reset the standard of what to expect from a IT Recycling Vendor.
                  We have worked with them on small office clean outs to larger projects removing a 100+ racks of equipment, everything is
                  always treated with the same level of professionalism and respect.” – Nick

                “AIT was a pleasure to work with! Unbelievably responsive, easy to complete the online paper work and
scheduling. Their onsite pick up was done efficiently and professionally and I would absolutely
recommend them and hope to use them again in the future. – 

Experience the difference for yourself – choose AIT Electronics Recycling for your next electronics recycling project and join our growing list of satisfied customers!

Ready to recycle your e-waste? Contact us today for a free quote!

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