Repair is powerful
For people. For the planet. For your pocket.
Small devices—big impact
From making devices to discarding them, tech’s cost to the environment is clear at every stage of its life.
of raw materials, including 50 different elements, are required to make one smartphone.*
of a device’s lifetime carbon emissions come from making it.**
of electronic waste are produced every year—that’s 150 Empire State Buildings every day.†
Stepping up to reduce e-waste
At Asurion, we make millions of devices last longer every year.
We keep more phones out of landfills by reusing over 99% of the devices that are returned to us.
We repair 4.5 million devices every year—that’s 138 million to date.
We’ve prevented 55 million lbs. of e-waste to date.
*Source: Agence De La Transition Ecologique, "Evalutaion De L’impact Environmental D’un Ensemble De Produits Reconditionnes," 2022
**Source: Ericsson Research, "Life Cycle Assessment of a Smartphone," 2016
†Source: Global E-waste Statistics Partnership (GESP), “The Global E-waste Monitor 2020,” 2020