Directive 2002/96/EC better known as the WEEE (Waste Electronic
& Electrical Equipment) Legislation, became European Law on
The 13th February 2003, and fully implemented within the UK
in July 2007. WEEE is the fastest growing waste stream in the
UK. Each year in the UK throw away over 1.2 million tonnes of
electrical and electronic waste. The equivalent of 150 thousand
double decker buses!
over 75% of waste electrical goods end up in landfill, where
toxins found within the electrical goods can cause soil and
water contamination, which has severe consequences for wildlife,
human beings, and the environment.
European WEEE (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) Directive
has 3 main objectives, they are:
prevention of waste from electronic and electrical equipment.
re-use, recycling and other forms of recovery of such wastes.
the risks and impact to the environment associated with the
treatment and disposal of end-of-life electrical and electronic
offer customers a comprehensive WEEE compliant solution, which
Registered Approved Authorised Treatment Facility (AATF) for
approval is issued by SEPA and authorises us to accept
and treat WEEE.
Registered Waste Carrier.
permits us to transport waste on public highways. “The
Control of Pollution (Amendment) Act 1989” and “The Controlled
Waste (Registration of Carriers and Seizure of Vehicles)
of Customer's Special Waste Notes.
take the headache away from the customer by completing
SEPA Special Waste Consigment Notes on their behalf.
Detailed Audit Trail.
provide customers with a full audit which details all
of the equipment we have received and what is going to
happen to it.
The building is alarmed and on-line 24/7 to a national
Customer / Previous User Identification. Every effort
is made to remove any identification marks found on the
customer's hardware. (For example any logos, labels, stickers,
asset no.s etc…)
Staff are issued with ID badges.
Secure Data Destruction.
Drives "Destroyed" - using industrial shears
hard drives are physically destroyed beyond repair.
Drives "Erased" - using recognised software,
which actually overwrites all of the data on your hard
drive so you can feel confident that any sensitive information
is permanently eliminated. This software is certified
to US Department of Defence Standards.
your Reuse targets.
like to encourage and promote the reuse of IT equipment.
The re-use of equipment is a significant part of the WEEE.
Our statistics show that 25% of the equipment we bring
in is sent to our workshops refurbished, and re-used extending
the life cycle of equipment further.
protect the Environment & comply with WEEE Legislation.
Office: 38 Brown Street, Dundee, DD1 5DT. Tel: 01382 201311
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