The impact that electronic equipment is having on the environment is devastating. Improper disposal of computers and such like is having a detrimental impact on the water, air, and soil of the environment, which has a huge knock-on effect.
There have been a number of statistics released by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), and they make shocking reading. Did you know that 44.7 million metric tons of e-waste was generated in 2016 alone? To give you an understanding of just how huge this is – it is the equivalent to almost 4,500 Eiffel Towers! What is even more worrying is the fact that the amount of e-waste is growing on a year-by-year basis. Only we can make the numbers move in the opposite direction.
However, if you attempt to embark on computer recycling yourself, you could make mistakes, which could in turn damage your business’ reputation. This is because there are very specific rules and guidelines in place regarding WEEE recycling, and as you now know, the impact of not following these could cause huge damage to ecosystems, humans, and your company’s brand as a consequence. This is where our service comes in.