E-Waste is an informal name for electronic products nearing or at the end of their “useful life”. Common electronic products are televisions, computers, laptops, stereos, mobile phones, copiers and fax machines. Mostly e-waste describes discarded electrical or electronic devices. Computer equipment contributes to the rapidly expanding stream of UK waste. Computers comprises of monitors, hard drives, printers and circuit boards. Due to these containing toxic substances, they should never be thrown out with household rubbish. A single computer can contain up to 2kg of lead making them difficult to recycle. A lot of e-waste ends up in the developing world causing a great deal of concern about the pollution caused by hazardous chemicals and heavy metals. Here are a few cold hard facts about e-waste: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) calculates that over 60 million metric tons of electronic waste enters various landfills each year with. 80% of electronic products are still
We help businesses recycle their old IT Equipment across the UK. Our company is Environment agency certified & we aim to deliver the best of services for our customers. All types of IT Equipment collected are disposed off ethically & securely.