Accurate IT Services is a proud recipient of the 2021 GreenSpotLight Award given by the City of Columbus. We’d like to thank Mayor Ginther and the City of Columbus for recognizing our dedication to providing a sustainable future for all our friends and neighbors across the state and region. Our job is to provide businesses in the […]
Delaware Electronics Recycling Drive!
Come to the Delwaware County Fairgrounds this Saturday, October 14th, between 9am and 1pm to drop off your old electronics for responsible recycling! Accurate IT Services is locally owned, operated, and R2 Certified in Columbus, OH. This ensures that your equipment will be handled securely, responsibly, and never see a landfill. We can accept most […]
New reports find the average lifespan of a flat panel TV to be 10 years
A U.K. based non-profit group called WRAP conducted a study on 400 flat panel TVs that measured their life span. They also measured average laptop life spans in this study. Flat panel TVs lasted an average of 10 years, while laptops came in at a close second at 9.6 years. This information is crucial to […]
Download Our Free AIT Electronics Recycling App!
We have released our first app on Google Play and it is available for android devices. It will be available for Apple devices in the coming weeks. With our app, you can easily schedule a pickup for your business by sending us a pickup request along with the information associated with it, including equipment types […]
Congratulations to the City of Lakewood! Keep Up the Good Work!
The reports for 2014 are in and the city of Lakewood recycled 51% of all of its waste, a significant increase since 2009 when they were at 42%. Not only are they recycling more, but they are saving money while doing it since they are paying less for trash fees. They have incorporated a curbside […]
Jack Knapp, Director of Client Relations, Is A Nominee For The Green Leader Award
Our very own Jack Knapp is a finalist for the Green Leader Award from MORPC (Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission). This award honors individuals working to create a more environmentally sustainable region. It also recognizes an individual exemplifying both outstanding leadership and innovation in seeking comprehensive sustainability solutions to address key challenges facing the region. Jack […]
India Considers Deposit System for E-scrap
India is proposing that electronics retailers take back the goods at the end of their useful life. This would be an interesting turn of events, as many people do not know what to do with their end of life electronics. Most people just throw it in the trash. In some countries, they are actually fining […]
Accurate IT Services First Annual Company Picnic!!!
New Technology Being Developed For E-Scrap
Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a technology that will change the way electronics are made and destroyed. They have developed heat-triggered self destructing electronics as well as a radio controlled trigger that can remotely activate self destruction on command. The full article is listed below. http://news.illinois.edu/news/15/0521self_destruct_ScottWhite_JohnRogers.html
The Number of Tablets Being Recycled Is At An All Time High
Many recycling companies are reporting a drop in PC recycling and an increase in tablet recycling. Smartphones and tablets are continuing to lure people away from buying computers and to invest in a more portable device. These devices are now old enough where newer, faster versions are hitting the market and the first generation is […]
Woman Recycles Apple Computer Worth 200K in California
A rare Apple computer from 1976 was recycled in California by a woman cleaning out her garage. Little did she know, that computer was one of only two hundred that were made by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ron Wayne. Now the company is on the hunt to find this woman, who did not leave […]
Why R2 Is The Right Choice For Your Business
The Aztechs Robotics Team Visits Accurate IT Services
Accurate IT Services and Director of Client Relations Jack Knapp were pleased to have The Aztechs Robotics Team visit our facility this week. They are part of Dublin City Schools and are working on a recycling project. These young students are learning how to reuse electronics and computer parts. Anand Padmanabhan, the coach for the […]
KAB Offers Ideas on Boosting Office Recycling
By Jared Paben Offices will generate more recyclable materials and less contamination if each employee is given a large recycling bin and small garbage can, according to a study. The study, titled “Recycling at Work: Research to Inform Improved Recycling in the Workplace,” was commissioned by Keep America Beautiful (KAB) with support from PepsiCo […]
Hands-On Recycling Learning Environment For K-12 Announced
A pilot project has been started for thousands of students in the New York, Maryland, and Michigan areas. This new project will include a hands on learning environment surrounding the science of recycling. The project is headed by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) and they plan to combine both classroom learning along with […]
Accurate IT Services at SWACO Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Accurate IT was excited to be invited by SWACO to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony for their new Landfill Gas-to-Energy Facility. Jack Knapp, our Director of Client Relations was among the many guest who attended. There were also representatives from the EPA, US Senate, House of Representatives, and many local communities. The event included several […]
More than 200K plastic bottles dumped in UCF Reflecting Pond
The University of Central Florida had over 200,000 plastic bottles dumped into their reflecting pond to raise awareness about our impact on the environment. This event was called Reflect on Sustainability and was created by the IDEAS for UCF and the UCF Student Government. Many students were shocked and some thought it was a prank. […]
Announcing A Fully Compostable Single-Serve Coffee Pod That Works With Keurig Machines
Canadian roaster Club Coffee has come up with the first fully compostable single-serve coffee pod that works with the Keurig machines. They are one of the companies that sued Keurig for controlling the market and creating a monopoly to keep prices for the cups very high. Their product is the PurPod100, made from coffee chaff, […]
Marion County Recycling & Litter Prevention
Announcing the 2015 Green Community Award Winners! Tri-Rivers Recycling Center, Marca Industries Document Destruruction & Recycling, ECO Center, Sims Brothers Recycling, Goodwill, DKMM Solid Waste District, MCI Green Initiative, Accurate IT Recycling Services, Keep Ohio Beautiful have all worked together to make Marion County cleaner and greener. Thanks for all you do! #BeeTheGood — at Marion County Building.