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Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Recycling

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MBH are a registered WEEE recycling provider, meaning all of your Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment Recycling is completed in an environmentally friendly manner compliant with UK regulations. Our comprehensive WEEE recycling services ensure that your business meets its legal obligations while minimising its environmental impact.

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What is Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Recycling?

WEEE recycling is the process of responsibly disposing of and recycling end-of-life electrical and electronic equipment. This includes items such as computers, smartphones, appliances, and other electronic devices. WEEE recycling aims to recover valuable materials, reduce environmental pollution, and ensure compliance with UK regulations.

Why is WEEE Recycling Important for Businesses?

Despite being one of the fastest-growing waste streams globally, only 20% of electronic waste is recycled, leading to significant environmental degradation and CO2 emissions.

WEEE recycling is important for businesses because it:

  • Ensures compliance with UK WEEE regulations
  • Reduces the environmental impact of electronic waste
  • Protects sensitive data stored on electronic devices
  • Enhances corporate social responsibility and green credentials
  • Conserves natural resources by recovering valuable materials
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Do WEEE Regulations Apply to Your Business?

UK WEEE regulations apply to B2B and B2C businesses that manufacture, import, or sell electrical and electronic equipment. If your company falls into any of these categories, you are responsible for ensuring that your electronic waste is disposed of in compliance with WEEE regulations.

MBH Global's WEEE Recycling Services

MBH Global offers comprehensive WEEE recycling services, including:

  • Collection and transportation of WEEE waste
  • Secure data destruction on electronic devices
  • Dismantling of WEEE items
  • Recovery of valuable materials, such as precious metals and plastics
  • Environmentally conscious disposal of non-recyclable components
  • Detailed reporting and documentation
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Why Work with MBH for your WEEE Recycling Needs?

When it comes to responsible e-waste management, our company stands apart through:

  • Fully licensed and accredited WEEE recycling provider
  • Secure and environmentally friendly recycling processes
  • Comprehensive data destruction services for electronic devices
  • Flexible collection options, including on-site and off-site services
  • Full compliance with UK WEEE regulations
  • Detailed reporting and documentation for auditing and compliance purposes

Frequently Asked Questions

WEEE waste and e-Waste are often used interchangeably, both referring to end-of-life electrical and electronic equipment. However, WEEE specifically refers to waste that falls under the UK WEEE regulations, while e-waste is a more general term encompassing a wider range of electronic waste.

The UK WEEE regulations came into effect in January 2007, as a result of the European Union’s WEEE Directive. The regulations have been updated several times since then, with the most recent amendments coming into force in 2019.

The two main requirements of WEEE disposal are:

1. All WEEE waste must be collected and treated separately from other waste streams.

2. WEEE waste must be treated in an environmentally friendly manner, with the recovery of valuable materials and the safe disposal of non-recyclable components.

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Our Journey to B-Corp

B-Corp Certification is a way to measure a company’s transparency, accountability, and social and environmental performance. At MBH Global, we prioritise responsible tech disposal and adhere to strict data security and environmental compliance rules. Every component is repurposed, and consistent service quality is provided globally. Our triple-layered facility security, GPS-tracked vans, and expertly trained staff ensure your data is always protected.

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