Recycling & WEEE
General WEEE Statement
Please help us to minimise the effect we have on the environment by recycling your
waste electrical goods. To see the B J Products / www.onlineshavers.com policy on recycling your old
electrical products, please see below. For advice on all aspects of
recycling, including recycling of waste electronic equipment, please visit www.recycle-more.co.uk where you can find out the locations of collection points near to you.
WEEE Compliance Statement
Helping to recycle your electrical equipment
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive is now UK
law. The legislation aims to make producers pay for the collection,
treatment and recovery of waste electrical equipment. The
regulations also mean that suppliers of equipment like high street
shops and internet retailers must allow consumers to return their
waste equipment free of charge.
amount of WEEE we throw away is increasing by around 5% each year,
making it the fastest growing waste stream in the UK.
B J Products / www.onlineshavers.com is
obliged under these regulations to offer our customers free take-back
of their WEEE on a like-for-like basis when they buy a new Electrical
or Electronic product from us.
must return their like-for-like WEEE item to us within 28 days of
purchasing their new item.
the WEEE Regulations, all new electrical goods should now be marked
with the crossed-out wheeled bin symbol shown to show that they were
produced after 13th August 2005, and should be disposed of separately
from normal household waste so that they can be recycled.
Where to dispose of electrical equipment?
Wherever practical, old electrical waste should not be disposed of with your household
You can locate your closest participating collection site at www.recycle-more.co.uk (please
remember to have your postcode to hand).
UK households dispose of over 1.2 million tonnes of electrical and electronic waste every
year. This is the equivalent of 150,000 double decker buses and would be enough to fill
the new Wembley Stadium 6 times over.
Much of the UK’s electronic waste ends up in landfill sites, where toxins put communities
at risk. Failure to segregate any type of recyclable material in the home will usually result
in items being disposed of in a landfill site (buried in the ground in the UK) or being
To remind you to recycle, all new electrical products are marked with a crossed out
wheeled bin symbol.