In the 2014 calendar year, Unisys Corporation disposed of more than 1.6 million pounds of end-of-life IT and electronic equipment. To better visualize the significance of this amount, 1.6 million pounds of end-of-life IT devices is the equivalent to conserving approximately 205,675 gallons of gasoline, removing 411 cars from the road, or planting 47,717 trees.
Unisys has a stated commitment to complying with legislative and regulatory requirements for providing environmentally-sound recovery, recycling and disposal of end-of-life Company branded electrical and electronic equipment. The company uses Sims Recycling Solutions as the primary service provider for disposition of IT-related items including laptops, monitors, hard drives, servers and telephones.
Working with a global leader in IT asset disposition, such as Sims Recycling Solutions, you can rest assured your devices are all being managed appropriately. Threats tied to improper management and disposition can lead to damaging consequences. The only way to guarantee your protection is to ensure you’re working with the right IT asset disposition vendor.
While there are several options for ITAD vendors it’s important to choose the vendor that’s best fit for you. The RFP process can be helpful to first understand what you need, and then to gather responses to those specific questions or classifications you may have. If done right, you should be able to easily identify the best match for you. A template or set of sample questions, can serve as a great start to guide you on the journey to ensuring secure and responsible management of retired IT assets.
Click here for a free RFP template for IT asset disposition programs.