Reminders

Connecting Reverse Logistics, Recycling, and Sustainability

By Kimberly Knickle – May 5, 2011
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Just recently, IDC's David Daoud released a report on the staggering weight of PCs and related devices and accessories recycled in the United States in 2010.  (For Earth Day, IDC has posted a free version of this document with registration.) The total weight amounted to about 8 lb per capita or a total weight of 2.5 billion pounds in 2010 (2,506,659,212lb). We're talking about PCs (about 44% of the total), PC displays (27%), multifunction peripherals (about 15%), and the remainder primarily from mobile

 

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Kimberly Knickle

Vice President, IT Priorities & StrategiesIDC Manufacturing Insights

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