Got Some Dying Electronics ? Join RiiiCycle’s E-Waste Campaign

Riiicycle Campaign E-Waste Day (image credit : Riiicyle)

The Got some dying and out-of-love electronics ?  It’s time to do the right thing for the environment and society and join Riiicycle e-waste recycling campaign. 

It’s that time of the year… many technology companies launch their latest gadgets and products. But what happens when you buy a new product ? On the occasion of International E-waste day, we ask you to do the right thing for environment and society. It’s time to join and support Riiicycle’s e-waste Campaign. 

About Riiicycle

Founded by Chin Huat and based out of Penang, Malaysia, Riiicyle is a mobile app, providing users with a cutting edge incentive and reward system when you recycle solid wastes like plastic, aluminium, and steel cans and paper. It is also a platform that rewards you when you learn how to go green. By encouraging you to recycle almost all the recyclable wastes, this revolutionary solution leverages on mobile app to also help inspire environmental change. 

E-Waste Recycling Campaign With Riiicycle

From 14 – 28 october 2020, join Riiicyle e-waste campaign and get a chance to win 1 gram of gold as well as other prizes. All you need to do is to follow these 3 simple steps : 
Step 1 : Drop and recycle your e-waste in any of Riiicycle E-waste Collection bin around Penang, Malaysia
Riiicycle E-waste Collection Bin around Penang Mainland (image credit : Riiicycle App)
Step 2 : Follow & like Riiicycle social media page
Step 3 : Take a picture with the bin and post in your Facebook page. Remember to hashtag #ewastedaywithriiicycle. (kindly set your post to public so Riiicyle’s admin able to trace the winner. 

What if I don’t live in Penang, Malaysia ? Can i join this campaign ? 

While this specific campaign is only for Penang resident, you still can help us raising awareness about the e-waste issue.
Share and tweet this fact with your friends and followers : 

A record 53.6 million metric tonnes (Mt) of electronic waste was generated worldwide in 2019, up 21 per cent in just five years. Only 17.4% of global #ewaste was collected and properly recycled.

In 2019 only 17.4% of global e-waste was collected and properly recycled, which means that 44.3 million metric tonnes of -e-waste , valued at US $57 billion, was either placed in landfill, burned or illegally traded and treated in a sub-standard way. More, this is despite 71% of the world’s population being covered by e-waste legislation. This results in the huge loss of valuable and critical raw materials form the supply chain and cause serious health, environmental and societal issue  through illegal shipments of waste to developing countries. 
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