Explained – E-Waste Recycling

Are you planning to recycle your redundant office or school technology soon?

If you are, it’s likely that you’ll be looking to dispose of everything efficiently while you’re at it. When planning for your commercial or school recycle don’t just dump your unwanted electronics. When you don’t dispose of electronics in an eco-friendly way, it’s terrible for the environment, only 15 to 20% of e-waste is recycled.

What is e-waste? E-waste is any electronic device that either doesn’t work anymore or for which you no longer have a use for. The e-waste that is not recycled goes directly into landfills. Some e-waste gets illegally exported to developing countries. Before you plan your commercial move, it’s essential that you know some things about recycling electronics.

 

WHAT HAPPENS TO OUR REDUNDANT TECHNOLOGY ?

When planning your school or office clear out, it’s likely you’ll be getting rid of many electronics. It’s a fact that there are more phones than there are people on Earth. However, most of us aren’t aware of where these electronic devices end up.. However, when planning for an your redundant recycle, you want to work with eco-friendly company like Recycle Your Tec.

 

WHAT IS E-WASTE?

Electronic waste, or e-waste, describes electronic products that have become unwanted, non-working, or obsolete. Electronics that have reached the end of their useful life are mainly considered e-waste. Some examples of e-waste we recycle include:

  • Computers
  • Components of computers, such as a keyboard or mouse
  • Printers
  • Monitors
  • Smartphones
  • Televisions

 

Where does the E-Waste Go?

it’s important to recycle electronics for an important reason. Studies show that e-waste gets exported to developing countries that do not have the means to recycle safely. Recycle Your Tec never exports your E-Waste to developing countries, we look to refurbish, repair or recycle all items in an environmentally friendly manner.

Erase Your Data Before Recycling.

When planning to recycle e-waste, make sure you erase your data. Don’t just delete your files. You must wipe the hard drive, so your files are not retrievable by anyone else. If you either don’t know how to do this or have the programs available then Recycle Your Tec ensures this is completed for you. We use White Canyon which eases your data in full with full certification provided.

Never throw away the batteries.

Another thing to remember when planning your e-waste recycling, never throw away batteries. Batteries contain poisonous materials that can harm the environment. For that reason, make sure you recycle batteries during your commercial move.

Recycle Your Tec offers a completely FREE service to School and Charities when they are looking to recycle their e-waste. We also support businesses of all sizes with a small delivery and collection charge being chargeable in some instances.

There is never a certain time to recycle your e-waste, but when there is then look to Recycle Your Tec to provide hassle-free, environmentally friendly, technology recycling.

Visit www.recycleyourtec.com to book a collection, Today.