A screen's journey, as we imagine it
Each year millions of new TVs, monitors and laptops are bought for our homes and offices.
They will provide entertainment and information, help us connect and enable us to work.
But at some point they will all be disposed.
Where your story with a screen ends – ours begins…
In 2020 alone about 225 million TVs were placed on the markets globally.1 of 2
In 2020 alone about 225 million TVs were place on the markets globally.2 of 2
What happens next?
Discarded devices go to a local recycling centre or back to the shop.
Next, the bulk of TVs, monitors and other screens is sent to a regional or national recycling facility with an FPD PRO® machine.
Only 17.4% of e-waste is documented to be collected and processed globally.1 of 2
At this point, screens are considered a hazardous e-waste, as they contain components with toxic substances, i.e. mercury, liquid crystals.2 of 2
FPD PRO® process up to 100 screens per hour, safely removing all hazardous components.1 of 2 FPD PRO® is fully enclosed with advanced filtering system with mercury and dust monitoring to protect people and environment 2 of 2
At this point, screens are considered a hazardous e-waste, as they contain components with toxic substances, i.e. mercury, liquid crystals.
FPD PRO® process up to 100 screens per hour, safely removing all hazardous components.
Screen’s “shell” contains aluminium, plastics and very valuable Printed Circuit Boards (PCB)
All hazardous components are safely contained and kept away from people and landfills.