Formed in 2005, IT-Green® offers a predominantly free computer recycling service (depending on volumes), including the destruction and certification of confidential media. It offers a highly skilled service that physically processes(1) both hazardous(2) and non-hazardous hardware in-house with zero impact upon the environment.
As a permitted facility owner, IT-Green offers a solution that includes the management of obsolete computer hardware in the most appropriate manner, applying the waste heirarchy (re-use & physical recycling) to every piece of equipment it receives.
IT-Green® accepts all hardware, no matter the age or condition. We collect redundant computer hardware throughout mainland UK from Kent, through London to the North East and North West of England. Full refurbishment & recovery is carried out at our own Waste Management facility.
Our service has developed a long term relationship with many clients, some of whom are shown below. We believe that our service offers a number of key requisites that make us stand out:
IT-Green® offers secure Data Destruction solutions to businesses, Local Government and Educational establishments. The data destruction process operates in accordance with the UK's CPNI Guidelines, maintains a zero incident rate and employs a rigorous security chain from point of collection to receipt for treatment, data removal and final disposal. Our solutions include:
IT-Green® offers a premium PC disposal service that addresses key environmental and social ethics, protects brand images and does not engage in export activities, instead re-using used equipment and waste materials inside the UK only. We continue to invest heavily in our services, increasing our portfolio of IT recycling services, further reducing the impact of Business activities upon the Environment. Our credentials include:
IT-Green consigns all computer wastes from clients in full accordance with the WEEE directive and other legislation, allowing them to Discharge their Duty of Care with our ICT disposal process. Our service provides both Hazardous and Controlled (duty of Care) waste Transfer notes at the point of collection and offers clients traceability solutions, meeting the needs of many Quality Assurance systems. An audit-able trail is available as part of the disposal process including:
Notes & References:
1. Physical Processing implies the disassembly, segregation and recovery of raw materials so as to permit re-use within manufacturing industries.
2. Hazardous IT Products, Extend beyond the scope of Statutory Instrument 2005 No. 894 in that they encompass the European Waste Catalogue. Hazardous relates to the presence of materials within a given item that may be detrimental to health or the Environment (CRT monitors, TFT screens, Laptops, Uninterruptible Power Supplies, Flatbed Scanners) and should be afforded additional care in their treatment over and above the requirements of Controlled Wastes .
3. Waste Management Licensed facility: now referred to as an Authorised Treatment Facility or permitted facility relates to the issuing of a license under the Environmental Permitting Regulations (England and Wales) 2010, which replaced the the Pollution Prevention and Control (PPC) and Waste Management Licensing (WML) regulations. Environmental Permit in this instance relates to an SR2008No23 Permit: WEEE authorised treatment facility (ATF) excluding ozone depleting substances.