To comply with the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2006 (WEEE) Würth UK provide a take back process to cover treatment, recovery and environmentally sound disposal of all electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) sold to business customers on or after 13th August 2005. The following service is provided free of charge:
- Würth UK will provide end of life recycling for its products purchased since 13th August 2005 (products displaying 'the crossed out wheelie bin symbol')
- When buying new WEEE product from Würth UK, Würth will take back and recycle any historic WEEE (not displaying 'the crossed out wheelie bin symbol') when the product purchased is intended to replace historic WEEE, which is of equivalent type or fulfils the same function as the new product. This is provided on a 1 for 1 basis.
If you have purchased EEE from Würth UK since 13th August 2005 and it has come to the end of its useful life please do not dispose of this in your commercial waste. Würth UK will take back products with the WEEE label (crossed out wheelie bin) and their associated cables.
If you have products to return please speak to your local Sales Consultant who will be able to arrange for the goods to be returned. Please note only authorised WEEE returns will be accepted.
If you purchase WEEE product from Würth UK and are replacing historical WEEE (goods not labelled with the crossed out wheelie bin) then please do not dispose of the historical WEEE in your commercial waste. Würth UK will ensure environmentally sound disposal of this for you. Please speak to your Sales Consultant at time of purchase and he will arrange for the historical WEEE to be sent to Würth UK for disposal. This service is offered on a 1 for 1 basis where the new product is intended to replace historic WEEE, which is of equivalent type or fulfils the same function as the new product.
Würth UK is not obliged to collect Würth branded historical WEEE that has come to the end of its useful life unless it is being replaced with new Würth equipment. This WEEE should be disposed of by the owner who should ensure proper treatment and recycling measures. It should not be disposed of in landfill. If you would like Würth UK to dispose of such historical WEEE then Würth UK may consider this but a WEEE administration fee would apply.