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WEEE Recycling | Gurney & White | gws.ltd

WEEE Recycling

The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations

Helping to recycle your electrical equipment
Why are we involved?

Recycling facilities are now available for all customers at which you can deposit your old electrical products. This is a requirement under UK and
European legislation (The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment – or WEEE – Directive).

The aim of the legislation is to;

  • Make good use of the materials that make up old electrical equipment by recycling rather than disposing in landfill.
  • Prevent the negative environmental effects of sending often hazardous electrical equipment to landfill.

Customers will be able to take any old electrical equipment to participating civic amenity sites (often known as ‘household waste
recycling centres’) run by their local councils. Please remember that this equipment will be further handled during the recycling process, so please be considerate then depositing your equipment.

Funding collected through the Distributor Take Back Scheme has been distributed between all Local Authorities in the UK to ensure the provision of improved recycling facilities. Producers of these products will then ensure that deposited items are taken away and recycled.

Where to dispose of electrical equipment?
Wherever practical, old electrical waste should NOT be disposed of with your household waste. You can locate your closest participating collection site
www.recycle-more.co.uk (please remember to have your postcode to hand).

You can also retun your old goods on a new for old basis (ie. if you buy a lamp from us you can retun the old one), to us at:
Gurney & White Ltd
211 London Road

Request Information, info@gws.ltd

To remind you to recycle, all new electrical products are marked with a crossed out wheeled bin symbol:

Wheelie bin

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