Recycling Programs – Columbia
WEEE Marking Notice
The WEEE marking on Lenovo products applies to all countries with WEEE and e-waste regulations (e.g., European Directive 2002/96/EC, India E-Waste Management & Handling Rules, 2011). Appliances are labeled in accordance with local regulations concerning waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). These regulations determine the framework for the return and recycling of used appliances as applicable within each geography. This label is applied to various products to indicate that the product is not to be thrown away, but rather put in the established collective systems for reclaiming these end of life products.
Recycling Programs for Household Consumers
Lenovo has partnered with EcoCómputo to offer collection and recycling services for used IT equipment. The EcoCómputo program, of which Lenovo is a member, offers 30 collection points in supermarkets, electronics retailers and shopping centers in several cities in Colombia. For details on the program and a list of collection sites, please see www.ecocomputo.com. This program accepts PC products (Lenovo branded or others). To recycle LenovoEMC and Iomega branded Network Attached Storage Devices used by private individuals (consumers), please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Lenovo Asset Recovery Services
Lenovo offers Asset Recovery Services (ARS) to business customers to help manage their end-of-life technology equipment by providing PC take-back, data destruction, refurbishment and recycling. Lenovo also offers additional services including inventory, value assessment, on-site de-installation and data encryption. This service gives customers an end-to-end solution from Lenovo from the point of computer purchase to take-back and disposal. Lenovo's expertise in managing the end-of-life computers can help customers eliminate the time and expense of managing the disposal of surplus or replaced equipment themselves. Additionally upon request, Lenovo can facilitate donation of the old computers or can help customers receive cash back for them.
Businesses interested in using these services should contact their local Lenovo Sales Representative. For more information on Lenovo Asset Recovery Services (ARS) please click here.