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State Surplus Property Agency

Year Submitted: 2007

Process: Refurbishing/Repair

Industry: Government Agency-Includes Military

Wastes Reduced: Hazardous Waste

Location: Raleigh NC

Contact: J.C. Nance

Phone: (919) 733-3889



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  • Total Cost Savings: $3,100,000.00

Details of Reductions

  • Electronic Waste
    Comments: With the average cost of new computer systems at $2,000, public schools and state agencies have saved at least $3,168,000.00 in 1997 by purchasing repaired or rebuilt computers.
  • Electronic Waste
    Comments: Broken monitors that would cost $15 each to landfill are sold to a refurbisher for $5.75 each, producing a net savings/revenue of $20.75 per broken monitor.
  • Hazardous Waste
    Comments: Each refurbished computer is sold for $20 and has created approximately $32,000 in revenue.

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