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What type of devices we recover and refurbish at TGR IT Asset recovery

In our recent blogpost, we explained Why we started Total Green IT Asset Recovery business operations. In this article, our director Michael Coghill answers one of the most commonly asked questions: What type of devices we recover and refurbish at TGR IT Asset recovery? “At our Asset recovery business, we test, refurbish and repair a wide range of electronic devices. The most popular items we receive are desktop computers, laptops, mobile phones, spare monitors, keyboards,

Why do we have an e-waste problem?

Why do we have an e-waste problem?

Globally we produce 50 million tonnes of electronic waste (e-waste) each year. E-waste has quickly become the fastest-growing contributor to the municipal solid waste stream in Australia. In this article, we’ll explore a few reasons why do we have an e-waste problem and what could we do about it. Throw away society Our behaviour over the years has changed. I remember having to memorise all phone numbers by heart and having to carry spare change

COVID-19 highlights need to break the digital divide – refugee initiative launched

Australian Red Cross is adding to its support of refugees through an innovative partnership that provides people with digital literacy skills as they start new lives in Australia. By increasing opportunities to participate fully and equally in the digital world, the partnership, between Red Cross, the State Library of Western Australia and Total Green Recycling, will provide three face-to-face sessions at the library as well as refurbished laptops and smart phones from Total Green Recycling.

WA’s e-waste recycling statistics for May 2020

Here are your monthly e-waste statistics brought to you by the largest recycler in Western Australia. In May we recovered 181,741 Kg of materials and recycled 21,143 items. That’s about 30 elephants of materials diverted from our landfills. Top 10 performing councils in WA Congratulations to our TOP e-waste recycling champions in May 2020! City of Stirling = 46.3 T Bunbury Harvey Regional Council = 10.9 T City of Armadale = 9.3 T Shire of