Reduce. Reuse. Recycle

We receive and anticipate many questions and in order to provide instant answers to the most common questions, we have prepared this Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). We hope your questions are answered below.

Should this not capture your question, kindly post your question in our “Contact Us” page and we will revert as soon as possible. We shall endeavor to update this list from time to time. Thank you.

(1) What is WEEE or E-waste?

Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment or Electronic Waste e.g. scrap mobile phones, computer systems and more.

(2) What WEEE or E-waste does E-Terra accept?

The following list provides a general idea of the types of WEEE or e-waste we currently accept.

Computers and Peripherals

  • Desktop PCs/Servers
  • Monitors (Flat Screen and CRT)
  • Computer Mice
  • Cables & Accessories
  • Laptops
  • Hard Drives
  • Computer Power Supplies
  • Computer Peripherals
  • Gaming Devices
  • Keyboards
  • Network Devices
  • Circuit Boards/Cards
  • Media Speakers

Office and Telecomm Equipment

  • Copiers
  • Fax Machines
  • Video & Audio Equipment
  • PBX Systems
  • Projection Equipment
  • Printers
  • Plotters
  • Security Equipment
  • Receivers & Transmitters

Mobile Devices

  • Cell Phones/Smartphones
  • Tablets
  • Personal Digital Assistants
  • Gaming Devices
  • MP3 Players
  • Cameras

Data Center Equipment

  • Servers
  • Storage Arrays
  • Network related equipment
  • Power Distribution Units
  • Routers and switches
  • Cabling
  • Switchgear
  • Panelboard
  • Mainframe Computer Equipment
  • Server Racks

Cable Equipment

  • Cable Boxes (analog, digital, satellite)


  • Lead Acid Battery (Pb)
  • Lithium Battery (Li-ion)
  • Nickel Metal Hydrides (NiMH)

Test Equipment

  • Commercially Available (not customized)
  • Meters/Scopes

Electronic and Industrial Scrap

Please get in touch with us for details

Home Office Equipment         

  • Printers
  • Scanners
  • Mobile Phones
  • Copiers & Multifunction Devices
  • Phones & Communication Devices
  • Cables, CDs & DVD Media


Home Entertainment Equipment

  • Cable Set Top Box (analog, digital, satellite)
  • Televisions
  • Accessories & Cables
  • Stereo Equipment
  • Hi-Fi Speakers
  • Video Players
  • Digital Cameras
  • DVD Players
  • Video Cameras
  • Game Consoles

(3) Does E-Terra buy and pick-up WEEE or E-waste?

We normally pick up e-waste for a FEE or FREE, we are however willing to PAY a mutually negotiated amount for your WEEE or e-waste depending on our professional assessment of the intrinsic value of your stock.

(4) Where can I drop-off my WEEE or E-waste?

For now you can call us on +234 806 248 5609 for direct pick-up at your location or to book an appointment to our drop-off center  at Abulado, Amuwo- Odofin LGA, Lagos. Contact us for further information.

More centres will soon be announced nationwide.

(5) What do you consider a working and not working phone?

Working means:

  • Phone turns on and off and is fully functional (scratches and scrapes are ok);
  • Can make and receive calls;
  • Has a working and undamaged LCD screen;
  • Has its battery and battery cover (we don’t need the memory card or charger);
  • Is mostly intact, meaning it is not crushed, in multiple pieces or water damaged.


Not working means:

  • Won’t make or receive calls;
  • The screen is cracked or damaged in any way;
  • Doesn’t power up;
  • Speaker or microphone does not work.