How it Works
Simply gather up your old devices. We’ll take care of the rest.
We grade and quote your retired assets based on age and condition. We accept non-functioning devices for recycling at a fixed rate.
Packaging & Removal
Our team packages up your retired devices and sends them to our data sanitization and refurbishing facilities.
Secure Data Destruction
Our best-in-class IT asset disposition subsidiary, LifeSpan, securely destroys all device data using Department of Defense data sanitization standards.
Detailed Asset Reporting
You receive serialized audit and destruction reports that meet NIST standards to ensure compliance with any data security audit.
Environmentally Conscious Recycling
Our R2-certified ITAD subsidiary, LifeSpan, responsibly refurbishes your devices to prepare them for the next user. Non-functioning devices are recycled according to R2 standards.
Claim your device credit on a transaction-by-transaction basis or through a revenue-sharing agreement.
Industry Certified for Responsible Device Management
Our ITAD subsidiary, LifeSpan, is certified by the industry’s leading environmental and legal institutions to ensure your district’s compliance with all state/federal regulations.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, absolutely. We will accept non-functioning units for recycling at a fixed rate.
Units with cosmetic imperfections are accepted, and we will price them accordingly.
We can create a preliminary quote based on the estimate of the assets you have given us. We can also produce a modified buyout price after an audit or send someone onsite to appraise your inventory.
We trust schools. Proof of purchase is not required when participating in our Bluum buyback program.
Bluum Buyback uses best-in-class IT asset disposition partners in North America. Our facilities are ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 & R2 certified. We maintain a zero-landfill, zero e-waste export policy and all data is sanitized using NIST/DOD standards. All assets are tracked by serialized chain-of-custody reporting.
We will grade the equipment, securely destroy the data on all units, and refurbish them to make them available for the next user. Our goal is to divert as much e-waste as possible from landfills while giving everyone an equal chance to access technology for school, work, and personal lives.
- (A) Excellent - No noticeable issues and looks new. No cosmetic blemishes, scratches, dents, or wear on exterior casing and no display issues.
- (B) Good - Devices are fully working, light wear and tear (Couple of light cosmetic scratches/“nicks” in plastic casing.), no etching, no display issues
- (C) Fair - Devices are fully working, noticeable wear and tear. Few/moderate amount of scratches/“nicks” or small cracks, dings, dents in casing. Display may have a few scratches, spots or marks that do not restrict visibility.
- (D) Poor or Non-Functional - Devices are partially working, heavy wear and tear. Deep scratches, scuffs/cracks, dings and dents in the casing, Display has lines, spots, shadowing and scratches that are deep and/or restrict visibility.
All assets are subject to data wiping up to Department of Defense standards. We will also provide certificates of destruction.
A quote will be provided within two business days.
The quote provided by our team is valid for 30 days.
Payment can be distributed as either a check or credit towards your next purchase from Bluum.