As a distributor of EEE (Electrical and Electronic Equipment) it is the duty of alertelectrical.com to 'Take back' WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) from private households (Not businesses) on an 'Old for New' basis. We will do this provided that:
- It is directly equivelant to the product purchased
- It has fulfilled the same function as the supplied equipment
- The invoice for the new products is included with the WEEE
- A returns number is obtained in accordance with the lumalighting.co.uk returns procedures
The cost of returning the WEEE should be borne by the person returning the item to alertelectrical.com for recyling.
Electrical Recycling Symbols
The Crossed out Wheelie Bin symbol
Electrical and Electronic Equipment that was made after 13th August 2005 should display this symbol on the packaging or product. Either send the product to be repaired and reused or use the bank locator to find where it can be recycled
|Battery recycling |
This recycling symbol is very similar to the one above, but does not have a bar at the bottom of crossed out wheelie bin. This symbol will be used to support the Battery Directive which is due to become part of UK law in 2009. For more details on recycling batteries please visit the household recycling tips section or click here
For more packaging labels and their meanings please click here or visit the household section.
The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE Directive) is the European Community directive on waste electrical and electronic equipment which, together with the RoHS Directive, became European Law in February 2003, setting collection, recycling and recovery targets for all types of electrical goods.
For more information and to find a recycling centre near to you please go to http://www.recycle-more.co.uk, it may be the easier alternative.