Getac is committed to the environment. One of the key components of that is recycling used equipment. Used equipment can be disassembled and key components that can be reused are removed. Glass and metal can be reprocessed for use in future products and many plastics can be recycled.
The Getac Trade-in Program is designed to provide the maximum value for your retired assets, which leads to the lowest prices and best value on your new Getac units. To manage the trade-in program, Getac is working with PlanITROI, the country's leader in IT asset value recovery. Since 1991, the ISO and R2 certified PlanITROI, has provided clients the ability to address data security and environmental compliance, reporting, and logistics associated with the recovery and disposition of IT assets, while providing industry-leading financial returns. Learn More.
If you have a Getac computer that needs to go to a recycling house, Getac can help you. Getac has a contract with All Green Electronics to recycle unwanted old computers. Just contact us at (949) 681-2950 or by email at GetacSupport_US@getac.com to obtain a prepaid shipping label at no charge to you, pack up your equipment in a box of your choice and send it off.
Getac also offers free recycling for all Getac batteries. To recycle the battery, please go to call2recycle.org or use the Call2Recycle Helpline at 800-822-8837
Call2Recycle® is a product stewardship program providing no-cost battery and cellphone recycling solutions across the U.S. and Canada. Operated by Call2Recycle, Inc., a 501(c)4 nonprofit public service organization, the program is funded by battery and product manufacturers committed to responsible recycling. - See more at: call2recycle.org
Getac has chosen the packaging materials used to transport our products carefully, to balance the requirements of shipping the product to you safely while minimizing the amount of material used. Your packaging materials can be recycled at your local recycling center. Or, if you would like Getac to recycle your packaging, please contact us at (949) 681-2950 and we will make arrangements for you.
Getac is committed to green IT products and environmental protection. We implement strict policy to ensure that our material parts, products, packaging and manufacturing process will fulfill the following environmental requirements:
Getac has always respected international human rights and continuously practiced the idea of being a world citizen. In response to Bill H.R. 4173 Dodd-Franck Act signed by U.S. President Obama in July 2010, Getac specifically states its prohibition against the use of Conflict Minerals.
Getac Statement ：
Although Getac does not directly purchase metal raw materials, we strongly express that we do not support and do not use any metal mineral such as cobalt (Co), stannum (Sn), palladium (Pd), tantalum (Ta), wolfram (W) or gold (Au) extracted from mining fields with armed conflict, illegal exploitation, or shoddy work environment in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and its neighboring countries.
In order to avoid the use of metal from illegal exploitation among raw materials and during the production process, Getac requires suppliers to refuse the use of any “Conflict Minerals” from conflict areas and to verify the source of the mineral. It also requires suppliers to communicate this requirement to its upstream suppliers to fulfill the responsibilities of enterprise citizens together.
Note 1: One article in the bill of the Dodd-Frank Act require es the Securities Exchange Commission to stipulate that any person trading or using any conflict mineral duly trace the source of the mineral, including Coltan, Cassiterite, Gold and Wolframite.
Note 2: “Conflict Mineral” – certain metal minerals that have become the major financial source for organizations of armed insurrection in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and its neighboring countries to serve the purpose of arms trafficking, extending bloody conflicts with their government, ravaging local civilians, and drafting child soldiers and mineral workers by force, causing continuous international dispute.