Upcycling for Good: Meet the Digitruck

Here in Arrow’s Value Recovery business, we say that recycling is a last resort. Not that recycling is a bad thing, but in the scheme of things sustainable, reuse is a whole lot better. But there’s a grander notion still – that of upcycling. Recycling is an energy-intensive process that fundamentally breaks things down to…

Completeness of Vision

When it comes to choosing an ITAD vendor, our recommendation is that you look at “Completeness of Vision,” as objectively determined by Gartner Research. As part of its assessment, Gartner compares the viable vendors across a “spectrum of ITAD services.” Gartner evaluates each vendor’s vision for “asset disposition services, degree of certification, global reach, and…

Arrow Recovery Unit Wins ADISA OK

A news item in Electronics Purchasing Strategies reported on Arrow’s certification by ADISA. The article noted that Arrow’s ADISA certification is for secure asset recovery and data sanitization services at 11 of its North America and European facilities. “In today’s news cycle of major data breaches by companies around the world, setting up systems designed…

Arrow Joins R2 Recycling Leader Program

Arrow Electronics is proud to share the news that we have joined the R2 Leader Program. SERI, formerly R2 Solutions, created this program to recognize leaders in the area of electronics recycling. R2 Leaders, for their part, take on a leadership role in a project based on their organization’s core competencies and sustainability goals, and…

Unlimited Liability – Not

In choosing an IT asset disposition (ITAD) vendor, organizations are looking for ways to ensure that any kind of liability that could be associated with their IT assets – be it data security, environmental compliance, or brand exposure – is definitively addressed when their assets leave their direct custody. So it’s extremely important that the…