Volvo Car Malaysia and ERTH (E-waste Recycling Through Heroes) have teamed up to advocate a safe electronics disposable plan at Volvo Car dealerships across the country and its manufacturing plant.
Volvo Green Planet initiative advocating Sustainability
This initiative comes off the back of Volvo Car Malaysia’s ongoing sustainability campaign, the Volvo Green Planet, which aims to bring greater awareness towards today’s pressing climate concerns and propel the brand closer to its long-term goal of becoming climate neutral by 2040.
Volvo goes beyond its mission to reduce CO2 emissions per car by 40 per cent between 2018 and 2025 through electrification, and also tackles carbon emissions in all aspects of its business, from manufacturing and operations to its supply chain and even its approach to recycling and reuse of materials.
Embracing this commitment even on a local front, Volvo Car Malaysia, along with other Volvo Cars facilities around the world, has taken to more sustainable approaches to their business such as abstaining from single-use plastics and going paperless for all brochures and price lists at its headquarters and Volvo dealerships.
In a move to expand its sustainability efforts, Volvo Car Malaysia is opening the doors of its dealerships nationwide to anyone who wishes to dispose of their electronic wastes responsibly. Sharing the same vision for a more sustainable future, VCMM also extends the same invitation for Malaysians to drop off their used electronics at a dedicated area.
The Volvo dealerships and facilities will have a dedicated E-waste Green Box located in a visible area where the general public, not just prospective customers, can drop off any devices or components running on electricity or battery that can fit into the box. This includes, but is not limited to laptops, mobile phones, monitors, tablets, printer, keyboard, batteries and gaming consoles. For bulkier items, individuals are encouraged to book a free pickup service on www.erth.app.
Individuals who wish to drop-off their used electronic devices in the E-waste Green Box can visit their nearest authorized Volvo dealership, with an extensive list found here: https://www.volvocars.com/my/find-a-dealer. The E-waste Green Box will also be placed at the security guard post of the manufacturing plant.