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Electronics recycling in Geneva
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A public social institution makes a commitment to recycling.

The Etablissements Publics pour l’Intégration (EPI) has set up 10 years ago a recycling workshop of electronic waste in partnership with 1500 companies based in Geneva. Today, the workshop is branching into a new activity with the recovery of used mobile phones.

As a supplement to the inkjet and toner recycling program, Ecologistic expand into the recovery of mobile phones and used batteries from the general public,as well as from supportives companies. Containers are available in offices to disposed of used bateries and useless mobile phones. The first two collecting point for the general public will be in EPI’s shops called “EPSETERA” Other collecting points will be set up during the year to encourage the recycling of these products.

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EPI Website
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