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Desq and the environment

From 2005, all discarded electrical appliances are collected separately and recycled environmentally responsible. This obligation is a joint responsibility of the producer and the customer. End users have a role to play in reducing the amount of electrical Items that are disposed of without the opportunity for the item to be reused / recycled. as quantities of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) increase every year in Europe and the world. It becomes critical to manage those wastes to ensure a cleaner and healthier planet.

The recycling and restriction of dangerous substances are indicated and enforced by two European environmental directives,, namely "WEEE"  and "RoHS".

WEEE Directive (2002/96/EC) + (2003/108/EC)

The WEEE Directive (Waste of Electrical and Electronic Equipment) aims to reduce the landfill and provide for a more sustainable European economy by encouraging recycling.
The directive encourages the recycling of EEE at the end of the product life. Final users (households and professionals) have to collect them separately and bring them back in appropriate collection points.

The RoHS Directive (2002/95/EC)
The RoHS Directive (Restriction of Certain Hazardous Substances) aims to reduce the effect on the environment by prohibiting and/or restricting the use of certain potentially hazardous materials in the production of goods.

Disposal of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment
End users should not dispose their electric and electronic waste by throwing it in their wheelie bin. Electrical Waste should be collected /disposed of separately.
The Electrical Item can be returned to the store that you originally purchased it from.
Electrical waste which should be collected /disposed of separately has the following picture on it.


For more information about the procedure for recycling, please contact Mr. P. Drenth 31 (0) 36 5471081

Desq and the environment