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Recycling your UPS, Batteries

Published by Jason Koffler on 04 July 2015

Under the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directive, when customers buy new UPS or Batterieselectrical and electronic equipment from Critical Power Supplies, they are entitled to:

If you are a household consumer, then you may use the established waste electric and electronic equipment collection system. This may require you to ship or drop the battery off at a location specified by the collection service used within your country.

If you wish to make arrangements with Critical Power Supplies for the collection and treatment of waste electric and electronic equipment; please contact the Critical Power Supplies Customer Care Center.

Even if you have not purchased from Critical Power Supplies you can send your UPS, Batteries for recycling by Critical Power Supplies, simply call our Customer Care center to arrange receipt of your electronic equipment and a recycling number will be provided to you so we can accept your shipment. Please note shipping to us is paid for by you or we can arrange collection for a fee.

Critical Power Supplies provides detailed End-of-Life Management Instructions (EOLI) for its products. The EOLI is available in the Sustainable Offer Status section on the products’ technical specification page. The EOLI document details recommended disassembly and disposal instructions and identifies the materials. components and subassemblies that may require special end of life management.

If you’d like to recycle your waste electronic equipment locally, the EOLI is a useful document that can assists your selected recycler to handle the donated material in a responsible way.

The WEEE marking on Electrical products sold by Critical Power Supplies applies to all European Union countries with WEEE and e-waste regulations (e.g., European Directive 2002/96/EC or WEEE) Products are labeled in accordance with local regulations concerning waste electrical and electronic equipment. The WEEE directive defines the framework for the return and recycling of waste electronic equipment in each European country. This label is applied to various products to indicate that the product is not to be thrown away, but rather put in the established collection systems for reclamation.

Critical Power Supplies is Registered with the Environment Agency for Waste handling