Electronic Waste

E-waste is a popular, informal name for electronic products nearing the end of their "useful life." Computers, monitors, televisions, VCRs, stereos, copiers, and fax machines are common electronic products. Many of these products can be reused, refurbished, or recycled. Unfortunately, electronic discards is one of the fastest growing segments of our nation's waste stream.

Each year in Malaysia tens of thousands of electronic items become "obsolete" in the eyes of consumers. Rapid advances in technology and an expanding demand for new features accelerate the generation of "old" electronic equipment ("e-waste"). The result is a growing challenge for businesses, residents, and local governments as they search for ways to reuse, recycle, or properly dispose of this equipment.

Many components of electronic equipment including metals, plastic, and glass can be reused or recycled, while others may present environmental hazards if not managed correctly. Various scraps from electric and electronic items contain high quality minerals such as gold, silver, copper, nickel and other non-ferrous metals. The recyclable products include scrap semiconductors, scrap printed circuit boards and other parts of the electric and electronic scrap.

All items received by JMI are recycled in an ethical and environmentally friendly manner. The processes include cutting, crushing, milling, separating, smelting and refining. All the materials we recycle are put back into use by firms in the local, as well as global markets.

The materials we purchase and recycle includes:

  • Gold plate PCB
  • Gold plate
  • Silver plate
  • Nickel alloy
  • Mix precious metal scrap
  • Aluminium turning
  • Components (crushed)
  • Copper frames – 194
  • Copper wire