Solution: IT asset disposal and WEEE Recycling. Owner: CCL (North) Ltd. Strategy: Recycling.
The company provides a complete IT solutions service, including:
- Data wiping
- Recycling using specialist equipment to maximise recycled content
- Device and component refurbishment
The company mainly handles Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE), such as:
- Batteries (household and industrial)
- Fluorescent tubes
- Display equipment
Small business with over 20 years’ experience, recycling 30,000 IT items a year.
Potential circular economy impact
The organisation strives for the highest recycling rates amongst their competitors, with no waste sent to landfill. It also offers refurbishment and reuse services to extend the lifespan of products.
People: Staff to manage sales and the website; warehouse team; logistics team; disassembly and recovery experts; data team to wipe hard drives.
Resources: Collection vehicles; warehouse space; recycling facility.
Technology: Machinery for conveying and shredding items; tools for disassembly and recovery.
Implementation: Developing a network to recycle and recover items.