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Used gadgets find new lease of life

The CEO of IT asset disposition company CompAsia talks about its business model and the various obstacles the firm had to overcome.

"We also educate our customers that when you buy something that is refurbished, you are actually giving the device a second life, thereby extending the life of the device, reducing e-waste in this world." - Julius Lim, CEO of CompAsia (above)

THROW a stone and chances are that you will hit someone who owns at least one electronic device. In fact, data from the Department of Statistics Singapore shows that subscription numbers for mobile phones in our densely populated city-state have steadily increased from about 6.9 million in 2009...

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