11 February 2014, Melbourne AUSTRALIA – Now the retail frenzy of Christmas and January sales is over for another year, TechCollect is reminding people to think carefully about what they do next with the old computers, printers and TVs they replaced or upgraded.
“Australians love their technology. We have an insatiable appetite for innovation, which is great. But we have to make sure it doesn’t come at a cost to our environment,” warns Carmel Dollisson, CEO of TechCollect, a free national e-waste recycling service funded by over 60 of Australia’s leading technology importers and manufacturers.
Early indicators from retail industry analysts suggest electronic gadgets, tablet computers and televisions were particularly popular during this December/January peak retail season. Now our homes are filled with the latest technology, what do we do with the old stuff?
Here are TechCollect’s Top 10 tips for recycling your e-waste* this year:
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