CANZ activities and benefits:
- We administer a national code of practice for computer refurbishers
which gives confidence to both equipment donors and end-users that the
programme is run in a businesslike manner and to high ethical standards.
- We accredit approved refurbishers and monitor their adherence to the
CANZ code of practice.
- We liaise with education authorities ensure that recycling practices
and standards are in harmony with national policies and desired
- We encourage businesses and government organisations to donate
computers and other equipment they no longer require, to the
CANZ-accredited companies for refurbishment. We encourage donations
through direct approaches, lobbying, and publicity campaigns.
- We work with
government agencies, local authorities and refurbishers to develop
policy and practice to help deal with disposal of outdated and unusable
computer equipment in the least environmentally damaging ways available.
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