Everyone might be familiar with household recycling and have basic knowledge of it. But how about the used electronics that you no longer use or the old electronics that you consider dead? Most electronic items are hazardous and can’t be recycled without the recycling process certified by the government’s environmental agencies. If you don’t have any idea about the items that fall under the category of e-waste, this article will help you understand what electronic waste is all about.
What is E-Waste?
E-waste is electrical and electronic equipment and devices of any kinds that can be discarded. Which means that any electrical equipment that are powered by electrical source. (Eg: Refrigerators, oven, computers, tablets, printers and etc).
E-waste is mostly made up from metal, plastic components and also substances that can be harmful to our environment and atmosphere. There are a wide range of E-waste which makes it hard to generalize the materials they are made of. But we can conclude that every electronic equipment could be harmful if it is not disposed with the right procedure.
What is E-waste Recycling?
Electronic waste recycling is the term widely used to describe disposing overused or end of life (EOL) equipment that powered by electrical source. It includes computers, home appliances, printers and other electronic equipment.
E-waste facts in other countries
- It is illegal in some countries to dispose electronic waste with regular garbage.
- In some countries consumers need to pay for the collection service.
- Non-functioning electronics that cannot be repaired should be recycled or disposed by authorized entity.
E-waste facts with UsedComputer Malaysia
- We collect your e-waste and pay cash instantly.
- We provide transportation for the collection if the quantity is more than 100.
You can click on the collection driver shown at the right of this page to recycle and dispose your used electronics today.