Category Archives: Recycling Disposals

General information and technical advice on the lifetime cycle management of critical systems within server rooms and datacentre environments including recycling and disposals in an environmentally friendly manner through RoHS and WEEE registered recyling centres..

How to Recover and Recycle UPS Batteries

The Manufacturing of Lithium Ion Batteries

The primary energy storage component within an uninterruptible power supply is its battery set. Whether this is short runtime battery providing less than 5 minutes runtime or a larger battery set covering several hours of backup, the battery set would be based on a lead acid battery. During the last couple of years lithium-ion battery […]

Removing, Relocating or Recycling Server Room Systems

Server Room Hardware Relocations

When considering a major server room or data centre refresh, it is important to consider the effect on existing infrastructure systems including: server rack cabinets, uninterruptible power supplies and air conditioning units. These are complex systems whose removal requires consideration of many factors including downtime, risk assessment and methods, logistics, decommissioning and environmental impacts. Planned […]

How To Recycle IT Hardware and Other Server Room Devices

Server Room Environments IT Recycling

There are many reasons why server rooms and datacentres can generate a high volume of materials for recycling. These can include equipment upgrade policies, shrinkage and general consumable replacements. Most servers have a 3-year warranty and with datacentres typically operating a 3-5 year replacement policy, this means that we can see many servers, computers and […]

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