The amount of E-waste is growing almost three times faster than the rest of the waste in Europe. Greenpeace calls so that electronics manufacturers offer toxic-free and long-lasting products, that easily and safely repair, upgrade or recycle can. If you are not convinced, visit Estée Lauder. Example: Companies live the farewell of the throwaway society a look into the industry reveals some glimmer of hope. So the solution provider Bizerba from Balingen of the potential seems aware, that plug in used hardware. These are not flat busted, but repairs are often even more as part of a new, says Robert Keller, Director of business services at Bizerba: we live the farewell of the throwaway society, and offer the possibility to use the eco-sensible and cost effective spare parts service our customers with the green service. If the customer returns the defective spare parts us, he receives for the delivered, functional “Spare a discount of up to 40 percent”. The recycling of used components provides an economic benefit should not be underestimated and provides a significant contribution to sustainable resource conservation at the same time.
So cellars continue: Bizerba sold, for example, a specific type of scale in a number of around 100,000 in the 1990s, are calculated as approximately 180,000 components, which could be further processed and reused. Would simply substituting the various parts with new components, a chain of around 40 kilometers of electronic waste would arise. oko-Institut developed solutions for recycling cooperation between Ghana and the oko-Institut industrial countries solution proposals for a sustainable recycling-cooperation between Ghana and the industrialised countries. Ghana has relatively cheap labor force and an effective collection and sorting system to offer, the developed countries, however, have modern recycling technology. Would the e-waste after the first Brought back the recycling level in developed countries, up to 17 precious metals settled there in highly efficient recycling plants recover. There is also the pollutants can also dispose environmentally friendly way. Better working conditions as well as investments in environmental protection and recycling industry settled with the gains of cooperation in Ghana finance.