Tag Archives: recycled tech

PCR’s May Big Interview with Circular Computing ‘s Luke Doneghan on bolstering the circular economy

We speak with Circular Computing’s Head of UK Sales, Luke Doneghan on supporting partners and end customers on their sustainability journey, the new era of growth for sustainable IT and pushing the realms of what is possible within sustainable IT. Circular Computing, a global specialist in remanufactured IT appointed Luke …

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PCR MAY ISSUE OUT NOW: SUSTAINABILITY SPECIAL!!

With the government placing an increased focus on sustainability in its operations, suppliers looking to win and retain contracts in the public sector will have to ensure they’re meeting new standards. But how can becoming more sustainable help suppliers work better with the public sector? To answer this we spoke …

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Flex IT appoints Andreas Mayer as its new CE

Flex IT has appointed Andreas Mayer as its new CEO, taking over from Leon Timmermans, who will stay on in advisory capacity until July. Mayer was previously the Managing Director of  European demo partner MCKL, which was acquired by Flex IT earlier this month. “Over the past 5 years, Flex IT …

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PCR May issue Sustainability Special: How to get involved

In PCR’s May issue we will have a special focus on Sustainability; a topic, which is continuing to receive increasing traction given the outcome of COP26 at the end of last year and the growing concerns over global warming. The Tech and IT channel have a huge part to play …

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ILM Highland launches laptop refurbishment scheme to reduce electrical waste

A new service launched by a social enterprise and charity in the Scottish Highlands will refurbish unused and unwanted laptops – converting them into affordable, high-quality Chromebooks. ILM Highland will sell the refurbished Chromebooks starting at £70 from its Alness store, providing affordable computing equipment to consumers in the north …

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Brits are hoarding up to 1.68 billion unused tech items, with a third still in the dark on how to recycle it 

Brits are keeping hold of dozens of old technology items even after they’ve stopped working, as one in three (33%) say they don’t know how to recycle them and have never done so before, according to new research. In line with its participation to the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), OKdo investigated the extent of e-waste production …

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Ingram Micro partners with Circular Computing on carbon-neutral laptops

 Circular Computing is partnering with Ingram Micro to resell carbon-neutral remanufactured Dell, HP and Lenovo laptops. Michael Farrah, Senior Commercial Director at Ingram Micro said: “We are thrilled to be partnering with Circular Computing, not only so we can offer our customers best-in-class remanufactured laptops, but also so we can …

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iPhones could lose up to 35% of their value in coming weeks

With the 2020 Apple Keynote just around the corner, Apple fans are eagerly awaiting news about the latest handsets. However, those who are looking to get their hands on the new model need to be aware of the best time to trade in their old device to get the highest …

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A new lease of life

Many businesses are turning to the second life IT equipment market to maintain and upgrade their existing IT infrastructure for up to ten years, just as many consumers are freely buying secondhand and refurbished tech as a way of cost effectively owning the latest and more up to date devices. …

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