At copier recycle we manage categories of electronic waste recycling but specialising on categories which contain problematic, scarce and valuable or otherwise interesting materials.

Examples: Computers, LCD / CRT screens, cooling appliances, mobile phones, etc., contain precious metals, flame retarded plastics, CFC foams and many other substances.

E-Waste for short – or Waste Electrical and Electronic Waste (WEEE) – is the term used to describe old, end-of-life or discarded appliances using electricity. It includes computers, consumer electronics, fridges etc which have been disposed of by their original users. Electronic recycling or e-waste recycling is the disassembly and separation of components and raw materials of waste electronics.

e-waste component 
Cathode ray tubes (used in TVs, computer monitors, ATM, video cameras, and more).

Process used 
Breaking and removal of yoke, then dumping.

e-waste component
Printed circuit board (image behind table – a thin plate on which chips and other electronic components are placed).

Process used 
De-soldering and removal of computer chips; open burning and acid baths to remove metals after chips are removed.

e-waste component
Chips and other gold plated.

Process used 
Chemical stripping using nitric and hydrochloric acid and burning of chips

e-waste component
Plastics from printers, keyboards, monitors, etc.

Process used 
Shredding and low temp melting to the.

e-waste component 
Computer wires.

Process used 
Open burning and stripping to remove copper.