As of 14 April we will operate under COVID-19 Orange setting.
Well fitting masks must be worn in the building. Those with a mask exemption will be served outside the building.
A Vaccine Pass is not required.
If it is possible make use of courier services for sending and receiving.
We are now accepting face masks for recycling.
For official information visit the Government COVID-19 website.
DO NOT DUMP ITEMS AND DO NOT SEND UNSOLICITED PARCELS
We have had a number of cases where items for recycling are sent without contact information, dumped at our premises, or left in the letterbox.
PLEASE CONTACT US BEFORE SENDING OR LEAVING ANY ITEMS WITH US.
There is a cost to you for our recycling services. Many items have low scrap value and also require processing for achieving a good environmental outcome.
Bulk lots of antistatic bags, motherboard boxes, and HDD storage receptacles.
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Tag Archives: e-waste
These brand new mains cables came in for recycling. Not only was it a waste of time test and tagging brand new cables but they ended up with us for recycling. We get hundreds of these cables both new and … Continue reading
This week is Techweek, an annual talkfest here in New Zealand about the future of technology. But there is something that they are not talking about. I’ll jabber on a bit before making my point. I like technology. Especially electronics. … Continue reading
Given the amount of stuff coming through for recycling from our corporate clients this pretty much sums it up. Save
We really are in a throwaway society. We have been calling it that since the 1950s and all of this technology of ours is an increasing part of the throwaway society. I had a Canon PIXMA MG2960 ink jet printer/scanner … Continue reading
I am a bit pedantic about words and I sometimes find the English language a bit messy and illogical. Anyway, I was compiling a glossary in our knowledge base for the work that we do and I remembered that there … Continue reading
This is a packet from a McDonald’s Princess Bubblegum Happymeal toy: It had blown off the street into our driveway. The bag is made in China, the contents are made in Vietnam, and it is distributed in New Zealand and … Continue reading
E-waste processing is shifting polluting industries from the developed to the developing world, as illustrated by this infographic from Nature. This has been happening for a number of decades (and credit goes to BAN and others in bringing it to … Continue reading
In a referendum on 23 June 2016 the voting public of the UK chose to leave the EU with 52% wanting to leave and 48% wanting to remain. This will possibly have implications on addressing the many negative environmental and … Continue reading
An Ozito OZCD12V1A cordless drill came in to us for recycling and it looked like it had hardly been used. Rather than recycling it I thought it might be a good candidate for repurposing or rehashing with different batteries. On … Continue reading