This page contains some interesting data about recycling. This data is from the WEEELABEX downstream statistics concerning IT-recycling for the year 2021. If you want more statistical data, let us know. If you’ve used us to dispose of computer waste, you can request the complete downstream information.
|Total amount of material handed over for recycling within the Netherlands in tonnes (1,000 kg)||575||510||518||478|
|Total amount of material handed over for recycling within the Netherlands in tonnes (1,000 kg)||33%||34%||31%||49,5%|
|Reuse as a raw material (mainly metals and a small amount of plastic)||58%||56%||62%||45,1%|
|Reuse – incineration with energy recovery||6%||7,1%||4,7%||4%|
|No reuse but incineration without energy recovery||0,2%||1,5%||2,3%||0,5%|
|Recycling percentage – This refers to everything reused and not sent to the incinerator or landfill.||91%||90,6%||92,8%||94,6%|
Approximate recycling percentages for some types of computer waste and e-waste – this refers to the recovery of materials, not reuse as a product!
- Ordinary desktop computers 86%
- LCD/TFT monitors: 73%
- Hard drives (shredded on location): 96%
- Laptops/notebooks: 49%
- Lithium batteries: 73%
- Cables: 88%