In January 2003, the EU published the Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment (WEEE) Directive which was later approved by Parliament and came in to force in July 2007 as the “2007 UK WEEE Legislation”. The purpose of the legislation is to reduce the amount of electrical waste going to landfill, and to encourage recycling and reuse of electrical waste.
The WEEE regulations makes business users, manufacturers and retailers of electrical and electronics equipment responsible for making sure their goods do not end up in landfill or incineration, where the toxic chemicals, metals and associated solders, glues and plastics can cause environmental and health problems…
There are 10 WEEE Categories as follows: -
We can offer a complete recycling package for all electrical and electronic WEEE with a full audit trail we can supply containers in various sizes for ongoing contracts or quote for one-off collections. No item is too big or too small for collection. Complying with the WEEE regulations needn’t give you a headache – contact us for further information.
Mercury Recycling are one of the UK’s leading recycling companies, established in 1995 to deal with the increasing problem of mercury bearing waste, we have now expanded operations to offer Battery and WEEE recycling services on a national basis.