Electronic Waste Recycling Methods

Sale

Online auctions offer an alternative for businesses and consumers looking for an opportunity to resell their used electronic. Online classified ads offer an ideal platform that links sellers to buyers.

As a result, businesses looking for a cost-effective technique of recycling large amounts of electronics opt to sell most of their e-waste. They have the option of selling their electronics to online auctions in exchange for a small fee.

Donation

Businesses and each consumer have the option of donating their electronics to charity. There are several charitable organizations that receive used and old electronics to give them to the needy, such as schools in the developing nations.

Take back

Some of the major computer manufacturers provide take back options. Therefore, before purchasing a product it is important to find out from theĀ if they provide recycling services.

Once your electronic has outlived its useful life, you can make arrangements for the manufacturer to come and pick it. Alternatively, you can mail your old electronic. The recycling option can be offered for a free or a small fee.

Exchange

Some manufacturers offer the option for exchange. When you buy a new product from them they can take back your old electronic. Most of these companies buy and recycle all types of brands of e-waste from corporations and people, including broken and working notebook computers and laptops. Exchange programs for smaller electronics, such as Smartphones and laptops are popular.

Scrapping/recycling

Interestingly, e-waste contains very precious metals that can be reused in other electronics, new or refurbished. For example, old computer are often dismantled and valuable components derived for use in other working computers.