SinceJuly 2007 the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations have
applied. The regulations were introduced to reduce the amount of untreated
waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) going to landfill, and to
ensure that equipment collected separately is dealt with properly.
electrical and electronic equipment we sell at Wahl (UK) Ltd can be recycled.
You can tell because our products include a ‘crossed out wheeled bin symbol’
your old product doesn’t have the ‘crossed out wheeled bin’ symbol, the good
news is we’ll gladly accept and recycle your old electrical and electronic
equipment to the best of our ability
Benefits of recycling
Recycling unwanted electrical products is better for the environment. Leadand other toxins contained in electrical goods can cause soil and water
contamination. This can have a very harmful effect on the natural habitat,
wildlife and also human health. When situated near populated areas these toxins
can cause problems to communities as their water and soil is polluted.
Many of the electrical items that we throw away can be repaired or recycled.Recycling items helps to save natural resources and also reduces the
environmental and health risks associated with sending waste electrical goods
Retail Limited, is responsible for the collection, treatment and recycling of
waste batteries. You’ll find recycling bins for batteries in Our Wahl Factory
Shop, so that anyone and everyone can deposit their used portable batteries.
Batteries we accept:
- AA or AAA batteries
- Batteries used in mobile
phones or laptops
- Batteries fixed to the
motherboard of a personal computer or laptop
- Batteries found in
- Industrial batteries
- Automotive batteries
If yourequire information on how to recycle these types of batteries you should
contact your supplier or your local council.