News

Understanding Data Protection

Understanding the Data Protection Act

Information, and in particular personal information on individuals, is one of the most valuable tools of modern life. Governmental and non-governmental organisations hold vast quantities of information about individuals, and consumer businesses are desperate to…

Recycle IT 4U

Does your company recycle?

- You would be surprised at how many don’t! In June this year, a survey was carried out by a WEEE specialist to mark the 'National Recycle week' which took place during that month. We…

how e-waste affects us - recycle IT 4u

How e-waste affects us all

During the gold rush of the 1800's, people dedicated their lives to panning for that elusive treasure, gold. Today, there are much easier ways to find precious metals and believe it or not, some of…

Data Destruction - Recycle IT 4 U

How is IT Data Destroyed?

Anyone responsible for data held on magnetic media, computer hard drives, backup tapes, CD’s or floppy drives, is responsible by the Data Protection Act 1998 for its security. And it is during the time of…

What is the WEEE directive?

Adopted in the UK in 2007, the WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Directive is an EU wide directive designed to make manufacturers and importers (the ‘producer’) responsible for the cost of disposal of redundant…

1 9 10 11