electronics, scrap electronics

Secure, environmentally responsible electronics recycling and disposal of your old electronics.

PADNOS collects your end-of-life and post-industrial scrap electronics (e-scrap, e-waste, electronic waste).

We provide expert IT Asset Management Services, including the secure destruction of personal, proprietary, sensitive or classified information for manufacturing companies, large and small businesses, municipalities and governmental agencies.

While operating our internal fleet, we can assist with Data Center Decom or relocation projects. We have a sophisticated team with data sanitization and erasure knowledge focused on proper asset management.

With a focus on toll refining, we have cultivated strong relationships with smelting partners. We can consolidate and split profit on large quantities of precious metal containing lots.

To ensure privacy and protection for our customers, items are dismantled and processed in our secure, state-of-the-art, recycling facility. PADNOS is compliant with federal and state recycling laws and reporting requirements.

PADNOS offers convenient sites for anyone to drop off their end-of-life equipment.

Where to sell electronic scrap

Recycling business software held to the highest standard.

Topnotch E-Scrap Processing Facilities

Our dedicated, 24,000 sq. ft. electronics recycling facility at 1862 Alpine Avenue offers 24-hour video surveillance and restricted key-card access, meeting the electronics industry’s highest standard for security. We can wipe your data and/or shred your hard drives, and as certified electronics recycling facility, we ensure proper disposal.

Data Security

Based on your specifications, PADNOS can wipe all data and/or shred your hard drives. We adhere to industry guidelines for media sanitization, as required by the Sustainable Electronics Recycling International (SERI) R2 Certification Standard, and in compliance with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-88 Standard.

Michigan DEQ Permit

PADNOS is registered with the State of Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to collect and process electronic scrap (electronic waste).

Properly dispose of your electronics, don't dump them.

Recycling your electronics at PADNOS helps to reduce the amount of old equipment disposed in landfills, which lessens the resulting damage to the community and environment. PADNOS Electronics Recycling’s Alpine facility operates a Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety Management System that complies with the requirements of the RIOS:2016 and R2v3 standards. The cornerstone of our program is our QEH&S Policy, which describes our commitments to stakeholders.

Why it’s so important to recycle computers, laptops, smartphones, and other scrap electronics:

Scrap electronics contain toxic heavy metals and chemicals. Using incinerators or landfills to dispose of these items allows toxic substances to be released into the air and groundwater, creating serious threats to public health and our environment. To ensure that your scrap won’t be dumped, always use a certified electronics recycler who follows media sanitization standards (SERI R2, NIST 800-88) and maintains State DEQ permits to collect and process electronic scrap.

PADNOS partners with counties and communities to ensure electronic recyclables don’t end up in landfill. Through our community collection events, we supply a van trailer, packaging and labels to ensure logistics are covered.

Types of electronics we recycle:

  • Computers—Desktops, laptops, servers, towers, mainframes, blades, telecom racks
  • Circuit boards—All types
  • Phones—Cell phones, smartphones (iPhone, Blackberry), PDA (Palm Pilot)
  • Hard drives—Hard drives/internal and external disk drives with a circuit board
  • Other—RAM, memory, IC chips, processor power supply, UPS power cords, cables, wires, heat sinks, AC adaptors, VGA connectors, plastic computer fans
  • Peripherals—Printers, scanners, fax machines, copiers, keyboards, mice, docking stations
  • Tablets—iPad, Kindle, Fire
  • Audiovisual equipment—DVD, VCR, CD, stereo, speakers, radios, receivers
  • Consumer electronics—Some kitchen appliances, vacuum cleaners, power tools, clocks
  • Hard drives—Hard drives/internal and external disk drives without circuit board
  • Other—Gaming systems, GPS units, memory sticks, ink jet and toner cartridges, telephones, answering machines, rechargeable batteries (terminals must be taped)

For a fee, PADNOS may dispose of the following items: CRT monitors, CRT TVs, LCD flat panel TVs, LED TVs and monitors, plasma TVs, wood console TVs, alkaline batteries, lithium primary (button) batteries, and more.

Prohibited Materials List

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