Fortech Microabrasivos S.A.
Cartago, Cartago, Costa Rica

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a.k.a./f.k.a.:Tejar del Guarco Facility; E-Waste Plant
CHWMEG Report Number:H896.0
Member Interest:This facility is currently being tracked by 2 members
(Member interest is not related to how many members use this facility.)
*Location Map:Google Maps
Review Program
(Visit Date):

There is 1 more review conducted prior to 2017 not shown.
Description of Services:The facility performs manual disassembly of e-waste components, including printers, CPUs, monitors, and various other devices. Batteries are removed and stored in drums for transfer to facilities. Plastic parts with all metal removed are ground in a small grinding unit onsite; ground plastic is normally sent to a local injection molding company. Other separated components (cables, hard drives, mother boards, various other circuit boards, CD and DVD drives, microchips and processors, etc.) are evaluated for potential re-use (refurbishment) or material recovery, and packaged in Gaylord cubic-yard boxes for transfer to various facilities. Cathode ray tubes (CRTs) are removed intact and ultimately sent to for recycling in the U.S.
Description Date:2008 Facility Review Program
Facility Location Map:

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