Section 6 of the Closed Substance Cycle Waste Management Act (KrWG) regulates the five-level waste hierarchy. This defines the sequence in which waste must be
Preparation for reuse
Other recovery, in particular energy recovery and backfilling
Our idea refers to the first two points of this hierarchy.
On point 1: Waste prevention
The IT hardware should be remarketed and further used before it becomes waste.
On point 2: Preparation for re-use
After the IT hardware has become waste, it should be professionally tested, for example by a waste disposal company in accordance with ElektroG2. Thus, the IT
hardware could lose its waste property and be remarketed.