According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australians are among the highest users of technology in the world. But all those upgrades throws up a problem: e-waste.
E-waste is one of the fastest growing types of waste in the country – unsurprising, given we purchase more than 4 million computers and 3 million televisions annually.
Did you know that if 75% of the 1.5 million televisions discarded annually were recycled instead of sent to landfill we would save 23,000 tonnes of CO2 equivalents, 520 mega litres of water and 400,000 gigajoules of energy? Not to mention, the 160,000 cubic metres of landfill space…
If you’ve ever wondered what happens to your discarded electronic waste once its collected, you rest assured that when partnering with us, your discarded electronics are recycled responsibly. Wanless works with local recycling plants where they become raw materials for new processes. Want to know more? Hit this link or give us a call.