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2008 WEEE Recycling Days

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1. 2008 WEEE Recycling Day Download
2008 WEEE Recycling Day
2. WEEE Recycling Download
WEEE Recycling
1. Why should you recycle your used computers and electrical and electronic appliances?



Each year, about 70,000 tonnes of computers and electrical and electronic equipment are generated in Hong Kong. Although most of them are collected by recyclers and resold as second hand goods or recycled, some of them still end up in landfills.Some of these items are still inoperating condition and could be put to second-hand use.Many items contain components and materials such as metals, plastics and circuit boards, which can be recovered for reuse and recycling.

2. What will happen to the items that I have dropped off?


All items will be recycled or reused in an environmentally friendly manner.

3. Can I ask for a permanent WEEE recycling programme in my housing estate?



Yes, you can ask your management company or Incorporated Owners'/Owners' Committee of your housing estate to join the Computer Recycling Programme and Programme on Source Separation of Domestic Waste.

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