We provide customers with an online request form for arranging equipment collection. For more information: www.alcatel-lucent.com/product_takeback.
Alcatel-Lucent offers global product take-back, remanufacturing and recycling services for any type of telecom products, regardless of vendor. Members of our global network of approved recycling vendors collect and recycle products that have reached their end of life. Customers are provided with an online request form to arrange equipment pick-up. Where possible, Alcatel-Lucent participates in public recovery systems.
In 2011, the company managed 6,314 metric tons of electronic waste. Of this, 378 metric tons of equipment and components were remanufactured and/or resold. Approved recycling partners recycled 5,688 metric tons. All told, greater than 96% was recycled or re-sold; less than 4% was disposed of via secure landfill.
In 2011, six new product families were added to our remanufacturing and resale operations. The overall number of Alcatel-Lucent product families under current remanufacturing/resale has increased since 2008 from 45 to 71 product families.
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