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Christmas Office Cleanout

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With Christmas just around the corner (only 82 more sleeps!), now is a perfect time to plan for the clean-out of end of life and unused archives and e-waste. Many business, schools and organisations have a backlog of archive boxes in storage, with many items no longer required under local protocols or legal/tax requirements. The same applies to outdated or retired ewaste. We encourage you ..Read more about Christmas Office Cleanout


e Waste Recycling Facts

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eWaste collection and destruction sounds simple but there are many things to consider if you are going to entrust a company to take care of potentially critical waste. It's not the same as having the rubbish collectors collect rubbish from your house each week. There is planning and research to be done, but a good disposal company can help take the headaches out of the process. If you ..Read more about e Waste Recycling Facts


New UN Report Shows eWaste Rising - Danger for Australia?

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A new article in Fairfax Media today covers a new UN report but misses some crucial information that affects us here in Australia. The article begins: "The mountain of refrigerators, mobile phones, television sets and other electrical waste disposed of annually worldwide is forecast to grow by a third by 2017, according to a new UN study. E-waste – defined as anything with a bat ..Read more about New UN Report Shows eWaste Rising - Danger for Australia?


Dispose of eWaste before Christmas

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Do you have a spare room at your office that is filled with old and unused monitors, computers, fax machines and mobile phones? eWaste such as this is a growing problem for many businesses. For the most part, office managers do not have any idea about who to turn to to dispose of a growing amount of e Waste. Part of the reason for this we think is that there has not really been a coordinated e ..Read more about Dispose of eWaste before Christmas


Latest eWaste News

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There is a growing number of blogs and websites that are providing fantastic information about e waste, and how businesses and individuals can assist the general recycling and security effort. Rather than having your storeroom fill up with old and superseded electronic devices and old computers, you can have them picked up and recycled professionally and with correct certification. Here's  ..Read more about Latest eWaste News


The Challenges of e Waste

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eWaste is fast becoming a major problem for tens of thousands of businesses across Australia. Most businesses, no matter what their size, have at least 4 or 5 old,computers, monitors and other electronic items laying around in storage or 'junk' rooms- some businesses will have thousands of items. It is important to understand the size of the e waste problem, so here's a roundup of some rec ..Read more about The Challenges of e Waste


Recycling eWaste Saves our Economy

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One of the biggest environmental problems affecting Australia today is the proliferation of eWaste. Australia is one of the top 10 consumers of electronics goods in the world, but our rate of recycling electronic wage - or eWaste - is very low. Recent estimates suggest we as a nation only recycle around 9 - 10% of computers and laptops, and figures for other forms of ewaste such as te ..Read more about Recycling eWaste Saves our Economy


Major ewaste success in Canberra

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Canberrans took huge advantage of the National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme introduced by the ACT Government last year. Almost 2000 tonnes of old televisions and computers were recycled during the program period, which augurs well for future programs if enabled. We are fairly certain that businesses are holding many millions of tonnes of outdated ewaste that they may not know h ..Read more about Major ewaste success in Canberra