3. Hand in damaged phone and receive an equivalent remanufactured or repaired one

Since 2015, Folksam have been working together with Godsinlösen (GIAB) to create a circular flow for damaged objects such as sofas, glasses, bicycles, mobile phones, computers and other electronics.

A special “mobile circle” has been developed for mobile phones, where customers hand in their damaged phones and, in most cases, receive an equivalent remanufactured or repaired phone in return. The burden on the environment is reduced, iin the form of reduced waste and lower carbon dioxide emissions.

In 2019, circular claims handling together with GIAB helped to avoid, according to GIAB’s calculations, 3,213 (4,026) tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions and 3,195 (3,701) tonnes of waste.

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