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Surplus Exchange is a nonprofit organization that diverts consumer electronics from the waste stream, ensuring that the material is properly recycled in accordance with the Basel Action network, the world’s only organization focused on confronting global environmental injustice of toxic trade.
In 2011, Surplus upgraded their lighting system to reduce more than 17,000 kWh annually. This year, the Surplus Exchange continued their commitment to a better environment by installing a 25 kW solar system. The solar system consists of 100 panels that will produce enough clean energy to power the organization’s facility.
Lighting Upgrade Savings:
- Offset 51,480 kWh annually
- Will generate 33,639 kWh annually
- Reduced energy usage