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.

 

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