Electrical and electronic devices and other equipment contain many valuable materials such as metals that can be reutilized by recycling. For example, 99 % of the materials a contemporary laptop contains can be reutilized.
Environment & health
Especially old electrical and electronic devices might contain substances harmful to the health and environment. The same substances can be utilized in manufacturing of new equipment when recycled safe and with the best technology availabe.
Producer organisations are responsible for processing the data equipment returned to the official reception points securely. Please consult your retailer about the possibility to return discarded data equipment into a locked data-SER bin.