Any E-waste shops or drop off points in Udon Thani?

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Any E-waste shops or drop off points in Udon Thani?

Post by Dingo » January 9, 2021, 12:23 pm

Hi all,
I couldn't find any other posts in the forum, so thought I would post.
Does anyone know of any E-Waste stores that recycle or collect old computers, phones, screens, etc. in Udon Thani?
Staring to get quite an accumulation here and would like to see them recycled, rather than just going into landfill?
I'm sure others must have old electronics lying around collecting dust!
Any advice or info welcome.

Thanks
Dingo



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Post by tamada » January 9, 2021, 1:36 pm

Good thread.

I was thinking about this after my spring-cleaning unearthed a bag of dead and leaking rechargeable AA batteries. Don't want to stick that in the local landfill.

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Post by AlexO » January 9, 2021, 1:45 pm

Totally agree.
Have a few dead phones lying about and the non rechargeable batteries that we should dispose of responsibly have nowhere to go. Some of the bigger stores (Big C, Tops) could have a bin that people could chuck the waste into. Someone must have a recycle plant somewhere. More toxic than plastic carrier bags.

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Re: Any E-waste shops or drop off points in Udon Thani?

Post by Bandung_Dero » January 9, 2021, 2:48 pm

tamada wrote:
January 9, 2021, 1:36 pm
......... a bag of dead and leaking rechargeable AA batteries. Don't want to stick that in the local landfill.
So there in lies your dilemma:- Do you just let em rot in your closet or at least get em into a central location be it an antiquated but typical Thai land fill.

Me? I just throw them onto my village backyard fire (90% garden waste), let them explode and burn off the flammable materials then put the metal remains in the bin. As for knackered electronic hardware/appliances our local recycler just throws it into his Sam Lore along with my empty beer bottles, parts with some cash to Mrs Dero, and problem gone!
Sent from my 1977 Apple II using 2 Heinz bake bean cans and piano wire!

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Post by Dingo » January 11, 2021, 2:59 pm

Thanks guys,
It would appear not, so will ask around within other cities. You'd think there would be someone doing it as there are precious metals within the components. Then again.............TIT :-)

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Re: Any E-waste shops or drop off points in Udon Thani?

Post by bluejets » January 11, 2021, 6:16 pm

Never had a problem getting rid of recycle stuff.
Just leave near the bin and it'll be gone within the hour.

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