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Root Communication Limited

Providing nationwide collection and recycling service for redundant Electronic equipments.
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+44 (0) 800 756 6660
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Root Communication

State-of-the-it asset disposal

All Computer asset disposal Free of Cost in Manchester that is proudly carbon neutral and a fleet of secure vehicles that can we collect your IT equipment asset from anywhere in the UK mainland.
Contact us today to learn more or call us on +44 (0) 800 756 6660

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Root Communication State-of-the-it asset disposal
Comprehensive & Customized Solutions

Comprehensive & Customized Solutions

Whether you are a large organization in a compliance-driven industry or a small office needing a simple pickup, our team can help. We are a nationwide electronics recycling company that can handle all your commercial e-waste recycling and ITAD needs.

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Step-by-Step Process of Electronic Items Recycling

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Collection

Here we collect all the computer and electronic items in Root Communication. It is essentially done to ensure that all the data in the computer should be destroyed. Then, we'll make them reusable

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Sorting

Once collected, IT equipment is moved to a processing facility. Some items may be refurbished or reused, while others are dismantled and shredded.

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Test for Potential Reuse

After sorting, the computer devices are tested for possibility of reuse. If still functional or in a fairly good working condition, and the parts are not superannuated or only requires a little upgrading, the computer is likely to be upgraded or refurbished and then sold or donated. It is usually done after enhancive repairs and memory wipe after which the computers are donated to charity for second life or sold to second hand computer shops where the demand for second hand computers are high.

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Manual Disassembly

After the entire computer sets are checked for potential reuse, the ones that don’t satisfy the need for refurbishing or if the upgrade costs outweigh the reuse benefits, the computer components are taken apart. The basic computer components that are disassembled generally include: speakers, sound and graphic cards, circuit board, DVD drives, hard disks, and keyboard among other parts. The process is manually carried out by highly skilled personnel so as to maintain the utility of the components.

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Data Destruction

Unwanted or obsolete computers have to be collected from the owners or computer waste collection points when they fill up to the recycling company. The computer collection centers operate differently depending on the policies used during collection. Some recyclers may pay the owners of the computers while others charge the owners for disposal. Some, mostly computer manufacturing recyclers, trade in the old computer in exchange for a new one at a small cost. It is a way of reducing the environmental footprint, recovering some items for reproduction, and promoting the sale of new computers

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Material Composition

Once the useful and hazardous components of the computer sets have been harvested, the pieces left are further shredded by material composition. For instance, plastic shells of the computers, metals, circuit boards, wires and so on are broken down separately. The resultant debris is then passed through screening techniques to remove valuable components. Smelting is as well used to recover any further precious metals such as iron, gold, silver, and copper among other valued components from the debris.

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Reuse

The various materials recovered can then be ferried downstream to respective secondary material recyclers for additional processing. The secondary recyclers, manufacturers, or raw material buyers reuse the materials for manufacture of new products. For example, the metals are sent to metal recyclers to manufacture new steel and other metallic materials.

Electronic Waste Recycling

Electronic Waste Recycling

Recycling old electronics, such as computers, offers a countless of benefits that extend outside simply disposing of unnecessary conservation of precious materials like gold, silver, and copper, which are often found in electronic components. By Recycling these materials, we not only reduce the need for comprehensive mining administration but also give these limited resources a new lease of life, reducing the environmental impact associated with their pulling and processing.

Electronic waste, or e-waste, struts a major environmental challenge globally. Effective computer recycling and e-waste management are vital to calm its adverse impacts. The environmental ends of electronic waste include soil and water decay from hazardous materials like lead, mercury, and cadmium found in electronic devices. Moreover, improper disposal gives to landfill pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. Secure data erasure and hard drive shredding are critical aspects of e-waste management, ensuring the protection of sensitive information while facilitating recycling.

Unfortunately, the majority of these electronic products end up in landfills, and just 12.5% of e-waste is recycled. According to a UN study, over 41.8 million tons of e-waste was discarded worldwide, with only 10%–40% percent of disposals appropriately done. Electronics are full of valuable materials, including copper, tin, iron, aluminum, fossil fuels, titanium, gold, and silver. Many of the materials used in making these electronic devices can be recovered, reused, and recycled—including plastics, metals, and glass. In a report, Apple revealed that it recovered 2,204 pounds of gold —worth $40 million—from recycled iPhones, Macs, and iPads in 2015.

“Efficient extraction methods for precious metals from electronic waste are pivotal for sustainable practices. Technologies like ablutive circuit boards entitle gold, silver, and platinum group metal retrieval, vital for electronics recycling and reducing environmental impact.”

We Manage the Total IT Disposal Process

Root Communication mange total IT Disposal Process

Industry expertise and advice to ensure the best solution for your needs

Logistics managed Nationwide collections using our own vehicles

24-7 tracked vehicles with built in CCTV for secure customer collections

Certified secure data and erasure destruction using specialist equipment

Free detailed IT Audit and reporting

Secure CCTV, monitored business park

Business premises secured with 24 hour monitored alarm and CCTV

ICO Registered and approved by the Environmental Agency

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