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The Pulse of ITAD: Rethink E-Waste in Healthcare and Life Sciences
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The Pulse of ITAD: Rethink E-Waste in Healthcare and Life Sciences

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As many industries push forward towards zero-waste initiatives, healthcare and life science organizations face pressure to drive results through digital innovation.

As many industries push forward towards zero-waste initiatives, healthcare and life science organizations face pressure to drive results through digital innovation. Unfortunately, this digital effort results in an unintended environmental tradeoff. In 2019, approximately 54 million metric tons of “e-waste” was generated worldwide. Given what we now know about the impact of e-waste on the planet and on human health, it's time to take action.

Check out this two-part podcast series where Kevin Hagen, Iron Mountain's VP of ESG Strategy and I explore the environmental impact of technology, discuss e-waste related social and environmental challenges, and reimagine how IT Asset Disposition can be utilized to reduce e-waste, advance the circular economy, and drive meaningful business outcomes:

https://www.ironmountain.com/resources/multimedia/r/rethink-e-waste-in-healthcare-and-life-sciences

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