WA’s e-waste recycling statistics for January 2020

Feb17
Here are your monthly e-waste statistics brought to you by the largest recycler in Western Australia. In January we recovered 222,225 Kg of materials and recycled 37,023 items. That’s about 500 hundred Grand Pianos of materials recovered from electronic waste in one single month. Top 10 performing councils in WA Congratulations to our TOP e-waste recycling champions in January 2020! City of Stirling = 55.6 T City of Busselton = 14.5 T Shire of Esperance =

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The difference between leaded and non-leaded glass

Feb05
Have you ever wondered what’s the difference between the normal and so-called leaded glass? We recover on average 5-7 Tonnes of non-leaded glass and 3-5 Tonnes of leaded glass each month. The majority of leaded glass we recover comes from old CTR (Cathode Ray Tubes) televisions. How glass is made The manufacturing process for glass depends on the type of glass, but as an example, window glass is made like this: In a commercial glass

Ex-Government computers providing new job opportunities for Perth’s Aboriginal communities

Jan20
Last month, GIVIT coordinated the donation of 40 computers to Ngalla Maya Aboriginal Corporation in Belmont – from Welshpool-based e-waste business Total Green Recycling. The family-run business sourced 20 of the computers from the WA Department of Finance, part of the recycled and recovered 2,356 tonnes of e-waste from 500,000 items over the past year! Total Green Recycling has partnered with GIVIT to find eligible and worthy recipients for technology donations on behalf of their

WA’s e-waste recycling statistics for December 2019

Jan16
Here are your monthly e-waste statistics brought to you by the largest recycler in Western Australia. In December we recycled 38,983 items and recovered 135,410 Kg of materials. The number of commodities is lower this month due to our secondary shredder unfortunate breakdown. We kept remaining material aside and will run it through our shredder after its repaired. Our IT Asset Management branch refurbished 1,235 items. Top 10 performing councils in WA Congratulations to our