WEEE Directive

Last Updated:2012/10/15
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You can now recycle your old electricals with us.

If you're buying a new electrical item, we will recycle your old one for free

Why recycle?

Unwanted electrical equipment is the UKs fastest growing type of waste.

Many electrical items can be repaired or recycled, saving natural resources and the environment. If you do not recycle, electrical equipment will end up in landfill where hazardous substances will leak out and cause soil and water contamination – harming wildlife and also human health.

We can help

We are pleased to offer our customers the chance to recycle their old electrical items.

Tina Winters.com is obliged under these regulations to offer our customers free take back of their WEEE on a like for like basis when they buy a new electronic product from us. Therefore for example if a customer purchases a new wand from us they can return an old wand back to us within 28 days. Customers can return there WEEE by sending them back to us at their own cost to:

202 Rotherham Road,
West Midlands.

To remind you that old electrical equipment can be recycled, it is now marked with a crossed-out wheeled bin symbol. Please do not throw any electrical equipment (including those marked with the crossed out wheeled bin symbol) in your bin. crossed out wheeled bin symbol

What is WEEE?

The Waste Electrical or Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive requires countries to maximise separate collection and environmentally friendly processing of these items. In the UK, distributors (including retailers) must provide a system which allows all customers buying new electrical equipment the opportunity to recycle their old items free of charge. Those establishing their own take-back scheme must as a minimum offer all customers buying new electrical equipment free take back of their old electricals on a like-for-like basis.

Find more information on WEEE recycling, and locate your local recycling centre, at www.recyclenow.co.uk.

UK Battery Directive.

What is the Batteries Directive?

This directive sets out clear guidelines for the collection, treatment and recycling of waste industrial, automotive and portable batteries.

All batteries are required to be labelled with the appropriate battery label.

The regulations have been put in place to ensure that products are recycled using best available treatment, recovery and recycling techniques to ensure human health and high environmental protection.

How do I recycle my old batteries?

You can find your local waste portable battery recycling facility at www.recyclenow.co.uk.