Liquid Technology Blog

Computer recycling, and e-waste in general, has become a hot topic of debate in recent years. In fact, the problem of improper e-waste recycling has become such a high profile issue that in 2012, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Electronic Equipment Reuse and Recycling Act (EERRA) was put into action in order to help ensure that computers and other types of e-waste stayed out of landfills and were recycled properly. E-waste is the fastest-growing municipal waste stream in America, but, despite the increased media coverage and government […]


National media coverage of e-waste recycling and data destruction news is nothing new. In fact, articles and exposés on such matters typically raise awareness several times throughout the year, especially around Earth Day and around the start of the new year. At Liquid Technology, we appreciate the journalists and publications that bring these topics to light because these are extremely important issues that can have an impact on the environment and the future of our planet. Having access to the latest electronic waste news and understanding how the industry is […]


On June 22, 2011, the Responsible Electronics Recycling Act (RERA) was introduced to Congress, but as of this writing, it has yet to be enacted. Liquid Technology is a supporter of this Act because it targets a number of issues that currently remain unaddressed in the electronics recycling industry. With more than 3.1 million tons of e-waste being produced in the United States alone on a yearly basis, electronic waste is the fastest-growing waste stream in the country, yet only about 12% of this waste is recycled. What makes matters […]


Recently, Liquid Technology was approached by a top-rated cloud software company to determine whether or not data center liquidation would help the company facilitate its upcoming change in its business model. The company was considering outsourcing its web hosting services to Amazon.com, but while this would place the company in a better position logistically and strategically, it wasn’t without certain challenges. Most notable being the fact that once this transfer was complete, the company was going to be left with data centers on both the east and west coasts. Further […]


Today is Earth Day, so naturally, we think there’s no better time than now to shed a light on the environmental impact of cloud computing. In recent years, cloud computing has become one of the industry’s hottest buzz words and for good reason. Cloud-based computing offers one of the most effective ways that companies can reduce overhead, improve efficiency, and reduce costs all while taking a more environmentally-friendly approach to doing business. Cloud computing eliminates a business’s need for costly networking equipment and the space in which to hold all […]