the UK Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)
Regulations, for equipment that you buy from Kramer Electronics
after August 2005, Kramer Electronics is required to finance
the collection, treatment, recycling and recovery of WEEE that
your new purchase replaces, on a one-for-one, like-for-like
basis. The old equipment that your new purchase from Kramer
Electronics replaces is referred to as Historic WEEE.
Under the UK WEEE Regulations,
Kramer Electronics is also required to finance the collection,
treatment, recycling and recovery of any new electrical and
electronic equipment that you buy from Kramer Electronics after
August 2005, when that new equipment eventually becomes waste.
This is referred to as New WEEE.
Electronics products are very competitively priced. Any
new increase in operating costs for manufacturers such as
Kramer Electronics is normally reflected in a price increase
in the product. However, instead of increasing the prices
of our products Kramer Electronics has decided to share
these new environmental costs directly with our customers.
We believe in being transparent with you on any new environmental
costs that our products need to address.
approach to sharing these new environmental costs are:
You pay for transportation
of your WEEE to Kramer Electronics’s appointed
recycler in the UK.
pays for the costs of treatment, recycling and recovery
of the WEEE to meet the targets set by the UK WEEE
Electronics pays for the costs of data management
and reporting to the Environment Agency to demonstrate
compliance with all administrative requirements of
the UK WEEE Regulations
Electronics has established a recycling contract with the European Advanced Recycling Network (EARN)
and will cover any costs of treatment, recycling and recovery
of the equipment on arrival at the EARN facility
in the UK . All
Historic and New WEEE that arises from the purchase of Kramer
Electronics products is classed as non-hazardous waste*
is your responsibility to arrange and pay for costs of collection
and transportation to EARN. In order to meet UK
Duty of Care Regulations for waste disposal, you should
use one of the following carriers (which hold a valid Waste
click on the link below to download** the recycling label
you should use. Please complete this label with your company
details and attach it to a suitable box for transport to EARN.
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