ASUS announced – on World Environment Day 2017 — that it aims to recycle 20 percent of its electronic waste (e-waste) by 2025.
ASUS has joint ventures in 14 countries, which entails 70 percent of its business, with qualified local recyclers to help recycle e-waste. Last year, ASUS recycled close to 11 million kilograms of e-waste, representing a 12.2 percent recovery ratio of total products sold.
ASUS is conducting recycling events to raise environmental awareness, with themed events held in many countries, including the Netherlands, the United States, Taiwan and India.
ASUS will set up several e-waste collection stations in collaboration with ASUS sales offices, schools and recycling organizations. ASUS aims to collect a combined total of more than 100,000 kilograms of e-waste before the end of July.
ASUS plans to establish a new recycling operation in the key markets of India. Under this operation ASUS will encourages consumers to recycle their used devices at dedicated collection points. These collection points will be opened in 40 strategic locations, where customers can come and deposit e-wastes.
ASUS has tied-up with one of the major recycler in the country for proper recycling and /or disposal of the collected e-wastes.