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New reports find the average lifespan of a flat panel TV to be 10 years

tvsA U.K. based non-profit group called WRAP conducted a study on 400 flat panel TVs that measured their life span. They also measured average laptop life spans in this study. Flat panel TVs lasted an average of 10 years, while laptops came in at a close second at 9.6 years. This information is crucial to calculate, as recyclers must be able to prepare for the estimated 470 million flat panel TVs to enter the E-waste stream. Some of these TVs are being closely monitored by this group because they contain mercury from cold cathode fluorescent lamps. According to WRAP the industry could potentially face challenges with this type of material.

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Why Buy Refurbished?

Why Buy Refurbished?

 Aside from the mark down in price, what is the advantage of purchasing a used product? Accurate IT Services is hoping to shed some light on the benefits of our refurbish or recycle concept…
Did you know that more than 3 million tons of electronic waste (e-waste) is deposited into landfills every year? And that’s just here in the U.S.! Research shows that, worldwide, an estimated 50 million tons of e-waste is produced annually.
Here at Accurate IT, we believe that we have a few solutions. Everything that comes through our doors, from the used computers and old CRT Televisions right down to the napkins we use at lunch are recycled. If businesses and people worldwide stood behind this idea, think of the difference we could make!

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For over ten years Accurate IT Services has been at the forefront of Internet retail with our value priced LCD monitors, laptops, computers, and professional grade CRT monitors.

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