That will produce a small revenue stream, the first will save money.
Not sure what they do with consumer but with business you can now say NO on contract renewal - which will say you the delivery charge and it sitting on a shelf..
A lot of electronics goes back to the far east where there are a lot of small back street industries melting down boards and extracting the metals - lead, silver, gold. They make a living from it although the working conditions are abysmal.
Problem with plastics is that a large number of industries demand "virgin plastic" - you can understand for food or medical use, but why is it needed for some car trims for example? Although in some countries such as Norway, plastic drinks bottles are often reused rather than recycled.
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