DIRECTIVE 2006/66/EC Waste Batteries and Accumulators
In order to achieve it’s environmental aims, this European Directive which promotes a high level of collection and recycling of waste batteries and accumulators and improved environmental performance of all operators involved in the life cycle of batteries including end-users in particular, who are encouraged to recycle these batteries in order to prevent waste batteries and accumulators from being discarded in such a way as to pollute the environment.
Please use www.recycle-more.co.uk to find your nearest battery recycle facility.
Directive 2002/96/EC Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment
With effect from July 2007 the UK's Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations require that all retailers both actively assist in delivering a UK wide WEEE collection infrastructure and encourage the participation of consumers in recycling electronic equipment.
Character-Online.co.uk have contributed towards a national fund so you can have your toys re-cycled. This fund will assist local councils to further develop their existing waste electronics collection facilities. Not all council sites are suitable to collect all types of waste electrical goods but to find out your nearest participating site and for advice on all aspects of recycling at home, please visit www.recycle-more.co.uk
|Electronic waste is one of the fastest growing waste streams and much of it can be recycled and resources recovered to make new consumer goods. To remind consumers of the collection methods available which in turn allow recycling to take place, all electrical items sold now carry the ‘crossed out wheeled bin’ symbol. To ensure you don't contribute to damaging the environment. Use www.recycle-more.co.uk to locate your nearest recycle facility.|