Electronic waste (E-waste) is a sleeping beast. It has yet to be regulated, addressed or supported within the New Zealand waste industry, and there is absolutely no legislation supported nor endorsed by the government to address the fastest growing municipal waste stream in the world.
E-waste comes in many shapes and sizes, from computers, laptops, and phones, to household appliances –...Read More
As we continue to strive in order to improve our services and internal management systems, Computer Recycling is excited to announce its achievement of ISO 45001 Health and Safety certification audited by Telarc.
We are proud to now hold the following certification, bringing us closer to achieve our purpose in becoming Aotearoa’s leading E-waste company:
ISO 14001 Environmental
ISO 9001...Read More
The way technology can make everyday tasks easier is great. The downside though, is that consumer culture is taking a huge toll on the environment in the form of electronic waste.
Millions of phones, computers, cameras, printers, routers, modems, and other pieces of electronic equipment get thrown away every year – and that spells bad news for the planet. Because when e-waste is warmed...Read More
Why an e-waste bin could benefit your business
In the western world, there’s barely a part of our day-to-day living where we don’t turn to technology. In the home, at work, at school and in the community, technology has transformed our lives.
Our desire to have the latest and greatest gadgets and the most up to date technology means that we’re often quick to replace commodity technology. It’s...Read More
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15th August 2019
E WASTE SOLUTIONS LTD ANNOUNCEMENT
COMPLETION OF ACQUISITION OF PCB INTERNATIONAL LTD
In July 2019, E Waste Solutions Ltd trading as Computer Recycling is proud to announce the acquisition and merger of PCB International Ltd.
With the execution of this...Read More
Once famed for their idyllic beaches, the islands of the Pacific are under increasing threat from waste and pollution. Rubbish now clogs once-pristine streams, and trash floats through previously untouched mangrove forests.
It’s a heartbreaking sight, and while plastic and household waste isn’t a new problem, there’s another one that is e-waste. With the Pacific Islands typically lagging in...Read More
Lead, cadmium, mercury – these are just a few of the toxic heavy metals that are leaching into our soils and contaminating groundwater in large quantities – and it’s all thanks to the amount of e-waste that Kiwis are sending to landfill.
This toxic cocktail of chemicals infiltrates our soil, water systems, and oceans while contaminating the water we drink and the food that our...Read More
In the era of instant gratification, globalization, and disposable goods, the outcome is always the same. We have more things and we create more waste. Increasingly, electronic products are being treated as disposal items too. The latest update isn’t always enough. Sometimes we need a whole new tech item and that is wreaking havoc on our ecosystem.
“Every New Zealander creates an average of...Read More
Technology has made us more efficient, more productive and more connected – and transformed the way that we do business. However, such a rapid increase in technology, and the pace at which new and improved technology is produced, also means an increase in electronic waste. In fact, in 2018, we produced 49.8 million metric tons of e-waste globally, with small businesses contributing to a...Read More
As more and more of our lives are spent online, the importance to look after our own cyber-security becomes paramount.
Before selling your second-hand PC or even disposing of it at an e-waste facility, it is important to erase all of the information from your Hard Drive.
Firstly, always make sure that you save a backup either on the cloud or an external hard drive.
Below are some...Read More