UK Worst in Europe for E-Waste Exports

The United Kingdom has been found to be the worst European country for illegally disposing of electronic waste. The findings showed that UK e-waste shipments went from council recycling facilities within the country to Nigeria, Tanzania and Pakistan for waste … Read More

$7.4m Fine For Supermarket Chain After E-Waste Errors

After having to pay a $22.5 million settlement in 2011 for improper e-waste disposal, US-based supermarket chain Target have had to pay a further $7.4 million for unsuitable disposal methods for handling e-waste. Between 2012 and 2016, Target reportedly discarded … Read More

Google Fined Over GDPR

Search engine giant Google has been fined €50 million by CNIL. CNIL is France’s data protection regulator, their fine of Google in response to the digital company’s failure to comply with the GDPR. Although a record fine and one of the … Read More

Tier 1 Supports Oldham Foodbank

Oldham Foodbank provides emergency food to people in crisis throughout the Oldham area. The foodbank opened in 2012 and provided 7435 three-day emergency food supplies to people in crisis in 2018. With 1 in 5 people living below the poverty … Read More

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GDPR Already Costing Some Companies

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on the 25th of May 2018, and acts to better protect consumer’s data and empower them to have more control of how their data is used and stored. The penalty for … Read More

Tier 1 Passes Unannounced ADISA Audit

Following another unannounced ADISA audit, Tier 1 is delighted to announce that we have passed the audit and remain ADISA certified, retaining our Distinction with Honours certification. Tier 1 has consistently been one of the few IT Asset Disposal companies … Read More

Springside Primary School Benefits from Laptop Donation

Tier 1 is a company passionate about making technology accessible, especially to those using IT in education. We’ve previously worked with the fantastic charity Computer Aid to bring IT access to marginalised youth in Colombia via the organisation’s successful ‘ZubaBox’ … Read More

ADISA CEO Presents Tier 1 with Corporate Responsibility Award

“We are thrilled to have been recognised for the ‘Best ADISA ITAD Project’ award. It proves to us that Tier 1’s ethos – ‘solutions for brighter futures’ – can benefit not just our commercial and business clients and partners, but … Read More

Unannounced ADISA audit – we’ve done it again!

Tier 1 retained the certification level of ‘distinction with honours’ at our last unannounced audit last week. An out of the blue assessment first thing on a Monday morning could have caused a lesser organisation a few headaches when Tony … Read More

Lacking the digital skills to shop online costs consumers £744 a year

If consumers are not shopping online for the best deals, they could be missing out on hundreds of pounds of potential savings. Research by Lloyd’s bank and digital skills charity Go On UK found that 70% of people said using … Read More