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electronic waste compliance: the basics

Ewaste is ugly. Ewaste is hazardous. Unfortunately, ewaste is shipped overseas by many recyclers, causing irreversible damage to human beings and the environment. Yet many organizations unknowingly choose recyclers who ship obsolete electronics overseas with no regard to their final destination. Employing the use of a recycler who ships overseas dramatically increases the risk of environmental liability. All organizations, either morally or legally, should develop a compliance plan for the disposal of retired electronic assets to avoid fines, litigation and even possible imprisonment.
eForce Compliance assures our clients that the highest environmental value is achieved and that all obsolete material is demanufactured onsite.

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our services

eForce Compliance provides a full compliment of electronic waste services which include recycling, remarketing, data destruction, warehousing and onsite hard drive destruction. Our 100,000 square foot facility is located in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia and we are one of only a handful of DEP approved demanufacturing facilities. eForce Compliance also provides cost effective pick up service to our clients through our own truck fleet or contracted logistic providers to our clients.

recycling | remarketing | accepted electronics
logistics| data destruction | on site services
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ewaste facts worth considering
  • The Average Laptop Could Contain Data Worth Almost $1 Million according to a report by security-software company Symantec, and some could store as much as $8.8 million. It is critical that businesses start looking beyond just the price of the hardware and recognize that they also need to invest in protecting the data stored on these machines, Symantec concluded.

  • The Gramm-Leach-Billey Act Imposes Up To $100,000 Per Violation for financial institutions that fail to protect customer information.

  • The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Holds Equipment Owners Fully Accountable in terms of fines and litigation, if their e-waste leaks toxins or more into the environment.

  • You Can Go To Jail For Improper PC Disposal. Few executives are aware of fines and jail time that they can get for improperly disposing of old hardware according to a recent survey by Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ)Financial Services.


a glimpse of eForce

- founders recycling at facility since 1982
- corporate office located in Philadelphia, PA
- PA DEP approved
- R2, e-Stewards and ISO 14001 certified
- EPA Sustainability Partnership Program Member

eForce service offerings

- universal waste
- paper, cardboard, cans, bottles
- office furniture and equipment
- construction and demolition materials
- carpeting, paint, pallets

Corporate Headquarters:

3114 Grays Ferry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19146
t:866.468.6935