Weight

The following table presents a collection of the average weight of selected electric and electronic appliances. Note that the weight of a single item can vary a lot from the average weight, depending on design, age, etc.

Item Average Weight (kg) Source
Desktop Computer 9.9 Eugster et al. 2007
Laptop Computer 3.5 SWICO Recycling Guarantee 2006 / ecoinvent v2.0
CRT Screen 14.1 Laffely, J. 2007 / Zumbuehl, D. 2006
LCD Screen 4.7 SWICO Recycling Guarantee 2006 / ecoinvent v2.0
Mouse 0.05 Estimate / ecoinvent v2.0
Keyboard 1 Estimate / ecoinvent v2.0
Printer 6.5 Laffely, J. 2007
Television (CRT) 31.6 Zumbuehl, D. 2006
Mobile Phone 0.1 Estimate
Mobile Phone charger 0.1 Estimate
Video Recorder/DVD Player 5 Huisman et al. 2008
Hi-Fi system 10 Huisman et al. 2008
Radio 2 Huisman et al. 2008
Telephone 1 Huisman et al. 2008
Washing Machine 65 Huisman et al. 2008
Tumble Dryer 49 Künzler Bossert & Partner GmbH. 2001
Dish Washer 50 Huisman et al. 2008
Refrigerator 35 Huisman et al. 2008
Fridge/Freezer 35 Huisman et al. 2008
Freezer 65 Künzler Bossert & Partner GmbH. 2001
Microwave 15 Huisman et al. 2008
Electric cooker 46 Künzler Bossert & Partner GmbH. 2001
Vacuum Cleaner 8 Künzler Bossert & Partner GmbH. 2001
Iron 1 Huisman et al. 2008
Kettle 1 Huisman et al. 2008
Toaster 1 Huisman et al. 2008
Mixer 1 Huisman et al. 2008
Hair Dryer 1 Huisman et al. 2008
Electric Heater 5 Huisman et al. 2008
Electric Drill 2 Huisman et al. 2008
Power Saw 2 Huisman et al. 2008
Lawn Mower 15 Huisman et al. 2008

 

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