Wiles Greenworld fights e-waste

EU legislation promotes the collection and recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. This legislation has been in February 2003 and it provides for the creation of collection schemes where consumers return their used waste equipment free of charge.

However, according to Euro Stat, Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) is currently the fastest growing streams in the EU. It is growing at 3-5% per year. According to the UN, approximately 41m tonnes of e-waste was produced in 2014. According to the Guardian, Up to 90% was illegally dumped or exported to developing countries where devices are often dismantled incorrectly, causing health problems for workers and local communities.

Wiles Greenword, Green Office Suppliers London, offer Free Recycling Service as an added-value to our business. At Wiles Greenworld, Sustainability is our key focus and the key purpose of this service is to help our clients remain sustainable and help the environment. Recycling electronic devices is a great way to turn outdated technology into a resource that fuels current gadgets. Whenever we deliver your Green Office Supplies, we can collect your recycling from you completely free of charge. We recycle any type of IT equipment, such as computers, printers, mobile phones, batteries and compact discs.

For more information call 020 8758 7700 or click here for more information on our Free Recycling Service.

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