What are your hours of operation?
We are open Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Where are you located?
Does C&I resell computer equipment?
We no longer resell computer equipment, but if you are looking for gently used electronics, we have partnered with computerparts.com and they may have what you’re looking for. Their inventory is always changing, so it is a good idea to check their website frequently. They have helped many individuals, students, small businesses, and even IT departments with hard-to-find items.
Why should I recycle my electronics?
Firstly, recycling, in general, is just good practice. Electronics contain materials that are hazardous to the environment which in turn is unhealthy for people. Secondly, in most states, including Indiana, throwing your electronics away in a landfill is illegal due to the hazardous materials that all electronics contain.
What are the hazardous materials in electronics?
- Lead, mercury, cadmium, and brominated flame retardants are among the substances of concern in electronics. These substances are included in electronic products for important performance characteristics but can cause problems if the products are not properly managed at end of life.
- Lead is used in glass in TV and monitor cathode ray tubes (CRTs), as well as solder and interconnects. Older CRTs typically contain on average 4 lbs. of lead and sometimes as much as 7 lbs. of lead, while newer CRTs contain closer to 2 lbs. of lead.
- Mercury is used in small amounts in bulbs to light flat panel computer monitors, TVs, and notebooks.
- Brominated flame retardants are widely used as a fire retardant in plastic cases and cables. The more problematic ones have been phased out of newer products but remain in older products.
- Cadmium was widely used in Ni-Cad rechargeable batteries for laptops and other portables. Newer batteries (nickel-metal hydride and lithium ion) do not contain cadmium.
- Visit the EPA’s website that contains this and a lot more information on recycling.
Are you certified?
Yes. C&I holds R2v3, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, and ISO 45001: 2018, which are the internationally recognized certifications for responsible recycling and quality, environmental, health, and safety management systems. We are regularly audited by third-party organizations to ensure our processes are meeting these standards. Our strict No-Export and No-Landfill policies ensure all electronic devices that enter our facility are properly recycled, reused, or resold without ever being shipped to a landfill or a developing country.
Most importantly, our standards are in place to provide our clients with the confidence that their equipment is processed to the highest secure, ethical, and environmental standards possible.
What makes C&I different?
C&I is dedicated to maintaining environmentally and sustainable business practices. Our main goal is to keep your data safe while also protecting the environment. We instill our customer with confidence and trust by providing them with the data they need to prove sustainability initiatives.
How do you destroy data?
We adhere to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-88r1 as well as R2v3Ⓡ guidelines to offer data sanitization. We also provide clients with in-house or on-site destruction through the physical shredding of data storage devices.
What kind of data security does C&I offer?
Can you shred hard drives at my location?
Yes! We realize that data security means something different for everyone. Our mobile shredder allows us to bring the data destruction to you. We also offer physical destruction of hard disk drives, solid-state drives, CDs, and floppies.
Residential Electronics Recycling
Do you accept electronic recycling drop-offs?
How can I recycle my electronics with you?
For Vanderburgh County residents we work with Vanderburgh County Solid Waste District to host recycling events. For more information on these events, including accepted items, location and dates, please visit Evansville’s Solid Waste Management webpage. If you’re not a Vanderburgh county resident, please contact your local solid waste district.
Corporate Electronics Recycling
How can my business recycle with C&I Electronics?
Does C&I offer documentation of recycled items and data destruction our company can use for our records?
Does C&I offer corporate recycling days?
Can you collect and package my electronics for me?
Yes, C&I can handle all the labor when it comes to removing electronics from your facility. We also offer gaylords and pallets to assist in the collection of electronics.
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