WEEE Waste – Electricals and Electronic Equipment
Disposing of electronic waste must be done legally to protect the environment.
Large household appliances such as Ovens and Fridges currently make up over 40% of WEEE but there are large volumes of other equipment such as IT equipment such as computers, Tv’s small household appliances, electrical tools, digital watches, electronic toys, and medical devices.
Because electricals items contain a mix of materials, this makes them much more difficult to dispose of.
For example a TV will Contain 6% metal and 50%. However, a cooker will consist on 89% metal and only 6% glass.
With depots in Central Bristol, Somerton, Tetbury, and Wantage in Oxfordshire we have a large coverage area across the Southwest
Please get in touch to further discuss the areas we cover on 0345 646 0845 or email email@example.com
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Waste recycling centres
Bristol BS2 0XS
T: 0117 941 2555
Babdown Airfield, GL8 8YL
T: 01453 701230
Park, Grove, Oxon, OX12 9GN
T: 01235 760555
Somerton TA11 6HY
T: 01458 274654
As a result of this complex mix of product types and materials, some of which are hazardous (including arsenic, cadmium, lead and mercury and certain flame retardants) WEEE recycling poses a number of health risks that need to be adequately managed.
For example, exposure to substances released during processing such as mercury released from fluorescent tubes, lead and phosphorous pentachloride as a result of breaking cathode ray tubes.
If you need to dispose of any unwanted or end-of-life Electrical equipment we are licensed to take on this type of Hazardous waste.
Call us on 0117 941 2555 for any advice on this or if you would like to arrange the disposal of and Electrical or Hazardous waste.