WA’s e-waste recycling statistics for June 2019

In June we recycled 29,023 electronic items. Did you know that average lifespan of a LED TV at maximum or close-to-maximum brightness is 40,000 to 60,000 hours or 4.5 to 6.8 years?

Top 5 performing councils in WA

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

1) City of Stirling = 39.6 T
2) City of Busselton – Local Government = 13.1 T
3) Mindarie Regional Council = 11.8 T
4) Bunbury Harvey Regional Council = 10.6 T
5) Shire of Esperance = 9 T

Top 5 performing companies in WA

1) Canon Australia = 19.9 T
2) Telstra National Project = 11.2 T
3) Curtin University = 2.6 T
4) P&N Bank = 2.2 T
5) AeonTech Solutions, Ltd = 1.4 T

Materials recovered from e-waste

Overall in June, we recovered 152,909 Kg of materials. That’s about 15 Black Hawk helicopters.

Top 10 items recycled

In June we recycled a total of 29,023 items. People often ask us if we recycle batteries. We sure do. We’re also an associate participant of the Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FBICRC) and have been involved in this collaborative project for the past 18 months. You can learn more about it in our The (b)right future of batteries article.

 

Top items refurbished and repurposed

In June we refurbished 3,205 items. Our recovery rate for laptops was 86.96% meaning that out of 69 laptops we received we were able to refurbish and re-purpose 60 of them.

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