Environmental, Health & Safety Policy
Houston Electronic Recycling is dedicated to minimizing its impact to the environment and protecting worker health and safety. These values originate at the company’s top management and are emphasized through all levels of responsibility within the organization.
- Committed to providing the highest quality recycling of non-ferrous and precious metals.
- Committed to the prevention of pollution.
- Committed to continuous improvement achieved through monitoring and rigorous evaluation.
- Committed to complying with all legal and other requirements.
- Committed to communicating and reinforcing this policy throughout our company, as well as, to our customers, our suppliers and to the public.
What is E-Waste and E-Recycling?
E-waste and E-recycling are just abbreviations for electronic waste and the safe disposal of electronics through the recycling process which is now mandatory. E-Waste can include old computers, telephones, cell phones, monitors, keyboards, printers, copiers, laptops and even scrap from manufacturing such as wires, cables, faulty circuit boards and electrical goods. E-Recycling refers to recycling the millions of electrical devices that we now use at work and home.
Question: How do you dispose of an old computer monitor, server, laptop or PC?
Answer: Your old or unwanted PC’s and their monitors are disposed of via a de-manufacturing process that allows us to reclaim their composite materials (alloys and plastics). Laptop, server and computer recycling can include a data destruction services which wipes clean any information held on the memory or disk of any computing device. When you contact us please ask about our data destruction service.
Question: How to organize your recycling?
Answer: The best way to throw away your businesses old office equipment, computers or e-waste is to do it in bulk. Collect up all your old or unused computers, monitors or electronic junk and we’ll sort it into groups and recycle it for you, call us today.
Question: How to safely dispose of monitors, computers and electronic equipment?
Answer: Have you read about the toxins held within electronics? Are you worried that you might be exposed to these toxins? Most toxins are only dangerous if ingested, as long as you don’t start eating your old computers you should be ok. It is important however to keep electrical equipment out of landfills as they may pollute the earth. So please do not throw away your junk computers, monitors, toners and cartridges with the normal trash, call us instead.