Intechra has a survey on IT Asset Disposition, aka eWaste showing the change in priorities of security to #1 vs. environmental impact. Some of you may disappointed environmental is not #1. The reality is few people will lose their job for environmental impact, but you can definitely lose your job for letting company data escape into the waste stream and survive. In Disposal of IT Assets, #1 priority is to make sure information is disposed of properly.
On the environmental side, the desire to avoid the legal and financialrisks of improper e-waste disposal has surpassed the desire to be“green” on the list of motivations for outsourcing an ITAD program.IT pros are aware that there are more laws governing the disposal ofe-waste than ever before, creating special challenges for enterpriseswith locations in multiple states and countries.
Here is breakdown of the priorities.
Here is another view of the prorates in a 1 to 5 ranking view.