WA’s e-waste recycling statistics for July 2019

In July we recycled 29,697 electronic items. The second most common items were flatscreen televisions – 2,416 of them. That’s enough flat screens to cover an entire Olympic-sized swimming pool with some to spare.

Top 10 performing councils in WA

Congratulations to our TOP e-waste recycling champions in July 19′.

1) City of Stirling = 53.3 T
2) City of Karratha = 19.7 T
3) Mindarie Regional Council = 15.7 T
4) Shire of Broome = 10.1 T
5) City of Fremantle = 7.4 T
6) City of Kalamunda = 5.9 T
7) City of Busselton = 5.2 T
8) City of Swan = 5 T
9) City of Cockburn = 4.6 T
10) Shire of Augusta-Margaret River = 3.8 T

Top 10 performing companies in WA

1) Canon Australia = 9.4 T
2) University of Western Australia = 5.2 T
3) Toshiba Australia = 2.7 T
4) Need a Bin Curtin University = 1.6 T
5) Keys Bros Removals and Storage = 1.2 T
6) CSIRO = 1.1 T
7) Officeworks Albany = 0.7 T
8) Officeworks O’connor = 0.7 T
9) Officeworks Midland = 0.7 T
10) Officeworks East Vic Park  = 0.7 T

Materials recovered from e-waste

Overall in July, we recovered 199,083 Kg of materials.

Top 10 items recycled

In July we recycled a total of 29,697 items. The 919 computers we recycled are worth 2 minutes of the worlds computer production this month as 483 new PCs are sold every minute.  You can check how many computers have been sold this year on this website: www.worldometers.info/computers.

Top items refurbished and repurposed

In July we refurbished 1,518 items. Our recovery rate for mobile devices was 68.25%% meaning that out of 465 devices we received we were able to refurbish and re-purpose 316 of them.

 

2 thoughts on “WA’s e-waste recycling statistics for July 2019

    • Hey Susan, sorry for the delay in getting back to you! You can drop that off to the Balcatta transfer station. If you don’t live near Balcatta, you can contact your local council. Thanks for recycling!!

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