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Vietnam Recycles is the first free electronic waste take-back and recycling program, an alliance of electronics manufacturers was founded by HP and Apple in order to comply with the Prime Minister’s Decision No. 16/2015 on retrieval and disposal of discarded products and express the manufacturers’ responsibilities to the environment and community in take back and recycling of used or electronic devices in a safe, professional and environmentally-friendly manner.
All used electronic devices collected through this program will be safely processed in order to achieve maximum recovery rate of natural resources and ensure a professional electronic waste disposal process that meets the standards prescribed by regulations of environment law

– CPU Computers, Laptop
– CRT TV screen
– LCD TV screen
– Printers, fax machines, scanners
– Mobile phones, tablets
– Photocopiers
– LCD Televisions
– CRT Televisions
– DVD, VD, CD player and other players.
– Cameras and camcorders
– Electronic batteries of all kinds
– Other accessories related to information technology.

Household: Have at least one large device (for example: TV, Monitor, Computer, Printer, Fax machine, Scanner, Photocopier) or 10 other small electronic devices.
Note: Electronic battery all types are only counted as 1 device; each collection VR does not transport more than 50 small devices.

– The Company has at least 100kg of electronic waste.
– With at least 50% of HP or Apple products.
* E-waste are collected by hazardous waste truck and transported directly from the Company collection site to the treatment plant.
* The Company are provided with the e-waste treatment contract, hazardous waste documents and certificate of destruction (COD) according to “Circular No. 36 on Hazardous Waste Management”.

Collection points in Ho Chi Minh City:

  • People’s Committee of Ward 9, District 3 (No. 82, Ba Huyen Thanh Quan, Ward 9, District 3)
  • People’s Committee of Ward 15, District 4 (No. 132, Ton That Thuyet, Ward 15, District 4)
  • People’s Committee of Ward 17, Phu Nhuan District (No. 22, Nguyen Van Troi Street, Ward 17, Phu Nhuan District)
  • People’s Committee of Ward 2, Binh Thanh District (No. 14, Phan Boi Chau Street, Ward 2, Binh Thanh District)
  • Mega Market An Phu Shopping Center (Zone B, An Phu-An Khanh New Urban Area, An Phu Ward, District 2).

Collection points in Ha Noi:

  • Cultural House of Nghia Tan Ward, Cau Giay District (No. 45, Nghia Tan Street,  Nghia Tan Ward, Cau Giay District)
  • People’s Committee of Trang Tien Ward, Hoan Kiem District (No. 02, Co Tan Street, Trang Tien Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi City)
  • People’s Committee of Quan Thanh Ward, Ba Dinh District (No. 12-14, Phan Dinh Phung Street, Quan Thanh Ward, Ba Dinh District)
  • People’s Committee of Thanh Cong Ward, Ba Dinh District (No. 09 Thanh Cong Street, Thanh Cong Ward, Ba Dinh District)
  • Hanoi City Environmental Protection Agency. (No. 17 Trung Yen 3, Trung Hoa Ward, Cau Giay District

Volunteers will usually pickup e-waste on weekends. But if you need assistance during office hours, please inform Vietnam Recycles to arrange a collection day!

Ho Chi Minh City:
Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Tan Binh, Tan Phu, Phu Nhuan, Binh Thanh, Go Vap Districts, District 12, Hoc Mon District, Thu Duc District
Hanoi City:
Ba Dinh, Hoan Kiem, Dong Da, Thanh Xuan, Cau Giay, Hai Ba Trung, Tay Ho and Hoang Mai Districts

If there are only batteries, Vietnam Recycles cannot support you in collecting them on-site, but you can bring it to the nearest point of collection for disposal. The address of the points of collection is as follows:

Collection points in Ho Chi Minh City:

  • People’s Committee of Ward 9, District 3 (No. 82, Ba Huyen Thanh Quan, Ward 9, District 3)
  • People’s Committee of Ward 15, District 4 (No. 132, Ton That Thuyet, Ward 15, District 4)
  • People’s Committee of Ward 17, Phu Nhuan District (No. 22, Nguyen Van Troi Street, Ward 17, Phu Nhuan District)
  • People’s Committee of Ward 2, Binh Thanh District (No. 14, Phan Boi Chau Street, Ward 2, Binh Thanh District)
  • Mega Market An Phu Shopping Center (Zone B, An Phu-An Khanh New Urban Area, An Phu Ward, District 2).

Collection points in Ha Noi:

  • Cultural House of Nghia Tan Ward, Cau Giay District (No. 45, Nghia Tan Street, Nghia Tan Ward, Cau Giay District)
  • People’s Committee of Trang Tien Ward, Hoan Kiem District (No. 02, Co Tan Street, Trang Tien Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi City)
  • People’s Committee of Quan Thanh Ward, Ba Dinh District (No. 12-14, Phan Dinh Phung Street, Quan Thanh Ward, Ba Dinh District)
  • People’s Committee of Thanh Cong Ward, Ba Dinh District (No. 09 Thanh Cong Street, Thanh Cong Ward, Ba Dinh District)
  • Hanoi City Environmental Protection Agency. (No. 17 Trung Yen 3, Trung Hoa Ward, Cau Giay District

After being collected, the discarded electronic devices will be sent to hazardous waste treatment plants, the device will be sorted by each type of material. Recoverable components such as plastic, copper, metal etc… will be delivered to the recycling facility. The remaining hazardous wastes generated in the devices will sent to the specialized hazardous waste treatment system to be treated in a safe and environmentally-friendly manner.

For more information about Vietnam Recycles e-waste treatment and collection process, please refer to the following video:

https://youtu.be/1R1jH_hc9as

We care, We recycle.

We care,
We recycle.