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Subject Description

Electronic Waste Recycling

Programs that collect television sets; computer monitors; computers; power supplies; computer keyboards and other peripherals; tape, zip or optical drives; VCR/DVD players; satellite dish-receivers; portable electronic devices; paper shredders; fax machines; telephone equipment; portable electronic devices (e.g., PDAs, PSPs); radios; stereo equipment; clocks; and/or other electronic products that have reached the end of their useful life. The goods may be reused, refurbished and donated to local schools and charities, or broken down into components (e.g., metals, glass, plastics, printed circuit boards) that are either put back into use or recycled. Programs that recycle computers, cell phones or other products with sensitive data may issue certificates of destruction, if required. The items accepted by individual recycling programs may vary.

Taxonomy Code: JF-8920.6600-190

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