Who is LabEquipmentDisposal.com?
LabEquipmentDisposal.com was founded and continues to be managed by environmental professionals with years of experience serving as environmental and IT managers in the manufacturing industry and state government. Our number one priority is reliable, secure service to our customers.
Is recycling Lab Equipment free?
We have to evaluate every customers needs to determine what service is needed. Call us or fill out our online information request form and let us know about your situation. Our goal is to provide a service that meets the needs of every company, and school. Lab Equipment Disposal guarantees that your equipment will not be put in a landfill, truly recycling or finding a way to reuse your equipment.
What happens to my Lab Equipment or other IT equipment when they are picked up?
Your equipment will be picked up by one our logistics providers and then taken to one of our local facilities. If you are participating in our national program, Lab Equipment Disposal will pick up your equipment via a trusted carrier, such as FedEx or similar over-the-road carrier. The used equipment will be delivered to our warehouse for processing. Once the equipment has been received for processing, It will be assessed for value, and if there is any data, it is wiped clean by IT professionals with proprietary software that meet NIST 800-88 standards. The equipment is then sent for further processing to determine if it will be recycled or remanufactured and remarketed.
What do I need to do to prepare my equipment for pickup?
First of all, contact us. Second of all, follow your company's or school's decontamination plan on all equipment being disposed of. Each piece or lot of equipment must have a decontamination certificate. Then just put everything in one location where it can be easily loaded onto our trucks. If you are participating in our national program, your equipment should be packaged on 4'x4' pallets, no higher than 4' tall, and stretch wrapped to ensure safe delivery to the warehouse. If you do not have your own shipping personnel onsite that can prepare the equipment for shipping, as a service based company, we can come to your site, package the equipment and load the truck for you. We do not pickup or accept radioactive material, or equipment that is not decontaminated.
When will my equipment be picked up?
A scheduled time will be worked out with you for the pickup of your equipment that best meets your needs. We can often pick up the next day and we will work to accommodate any time for the pickup, including nights and weekends.
How does my equipment get recycled?
LabEquipmentDisposal.com recycles in one of two ways: remanufacturing and remarketing of your newer used equipment or by demanufacturing and sending each of the recyclable components of your obsolete equipment to a specific recycling industry such as the plastic or metals industry. We persue all remarketing options throughout the industry to place used equipment back into service. Equipment is remarketed through a variety of channels including online stores, Internet auction sites and though a network of resellers. No equipment or portions of the equipment are ever sent a landfill.
How do I schedule a pickup and track my equipment to its final destination?
You can schedule a pickup by completing the online form here or by calling us at the number above. Once the equipment has been picked up, each piece of equipment is tracked to its final destination by us. You can always check the status of your equipment by calling us.