On this page you can find a number of interesting details on recycling
These data originate from the WEEELABEX downstream statistics of IT-recycling for the year 2015.
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Total amount of material processed for recycling within the Netherlands: 253 tons
Re-use as a complete and functioning product 36.4 % (This seems like a huge amount, but this also includes equipment we procure)
Re-use as raw material – mainly metals and some plastics: 47.9%
Re-use – incineration with energy recovery: 9.9%
No re-use but incineration without recovery instead: 3.2%
This means that no less than 94.2% of everything we process is re-used!
The minimum percentage according to the WEEELABEX norm is 85%. Our recycling percentage is one of the highest in Europe.
Recycling percentages – approximately – for some of the segments:
Servers – network products – thin clients: 80%
TFT monitors: 69%
Hard disks – which we shredded on location: 96%
CRT monitors (yes, they still exist): 85%