01 Aug 2016
August 1, 2016

E-Waste… What does it mean?

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We’ve all heard of “e-waste”, but what is qualified as e-waste exactly?

 

E-Waste Definition

“E-Waste” or “Electronic Waste” or “e-scrap” is the term used to describe old, end-of-life or discarded appliances using electricity. It includes computers, phones, consumer electronics, fridges etc which have been disposed of by their original users.

“E-waste” is used as a generic term embracing all types of waste containing electrically powered components. E-Waste contains both valuable materials as well as hazardous materials which require special handling and recycling methods.

Definition by ewasteguide.info

 

Types of e-waste

 

E-waste basically anything you can plug.

E-Waste Types

What can I do with my unwanted electronics?

 

What is e-waste

 

Easy option to get rid of your old IT equipment

Contact a recycler specialized in IT asset recovery and disposition. Make sure it is certified and reputable!

 

Read more e-waste and Asset recovery: Asset recovery – what you need for your old technology disposal

 


At ICT, transparency is key. Every technological device is processed by R2 certified staff in the ICT facility in the Boston area. ICT knows how important trust is and values its relationships with its customers. ICT cares about preserving our planet and helps companies all over the country to recycle E-Waste and protect their data.

Author Bio: Audrey Adam is the marketing manager at ICT. She has a background in journalism and blog writing.

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Zero Waste SA
Recycling Company News

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