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Global Take Back Service

Global Take Back Service




were provided with ASUS recycling service



of the sales market worldwide was provided with recycling service



total weight of e-waste was recycled worldwide

According to the third edition of "The Global E-Waste Monitor 2020", 53.6 million metric tons of e-waste were generated worldwide in 2019, with only 17.4% recycling rate. It also estimated that e-waste will increase to 74 million tonnes by 2030. On the other hand, e-waste contains valuable substances or critical raw materials. After regeneration, these raw materials can form a green circulation industry, which provides substantial support for economic development, human rights, and environmental protection. E-waste should also be properly recycled to minimize the impact to the environment from hazardous substances contained in waste electronic products.

Global Take Back Service

ASUS supports the circular economy based on its producer responsibility. We meet the waste recycling regulations in each country, and have created free product recycling services in major sales markets including Greater China, Europe, the Americas, India, and Oceania. We established the ASUS Hardware Recycling Guidelines with stricter requirements than laws and regulations. We use this to ensure that waste can be disassembled into resources with value for reuse and prevent inappropriate disposal or illegal processing.


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Recycling Company Management Regulations

Recycling companies in collaboration with ASUS must comply with the Basel Convention and meet the qualifications recognized by the local government or internationally recognized electronic waste recycling standards. To prevent the severe impact on human health and environmental pollution caused by inappropriate disposal, the company established the " ASUS Hardware Recycling Guidelines " based on international recycling standards. We also established three recycling company management procedures that include new supplier approval, continuous risk management, and performance evaluation.


Certified Partners

Certicate requirements: ISO 14001
Recycler qualifications: international recycler standards such as e-Stewards/ Responsible Recycling (R2)/ WEELABEX, or proof of compliance with local governments


Continue to Monitor

Annual audit: conduct on-site or document audits in accordance with international recycler standards


Evaluation of Results

Manufacturers that do not pass the audit will be replaced

The key points for the audit and management of recycling company are as follows:

Management of downstream companies and compliance

Verify that first-tier recycling companies have contractual relationships with downstream companies to ensure compliance with local and international regulations.

Plant environment and operational safety

They must have work environment protection systems to ensure the safety of employees.

Management system

They must have environmental, health, and safety management plans.

Waste storage environment

Ensure the appropriate storage of e-waste and materials with substances of very high concern.

Hazardous material handling and tracking

Ensure that hazardous materials are appropriately handled and tracked to their final destination.

Documentation and management of records

Ensure that recycling companies retain all necessary documentation and records to prove their compliance status.

Labor rights

Ensure that employees are not forced laborers, prisoners, or children, and that employees are treated equally and provided with due benefits.