Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment Regulations
Businesses that are involved in supplying electrical equipment must actively help with the collection, recycling and the environmentally sound disposal of these these goods.
All WEEE and waste batteries must be recycled and should not be placed in any of your household wheelie bins. Make sure you always recycle all your old electrical goods and batteries.
To remind you to recycle, all new electrical products are marked with a crossed out wheeled bin symbol, where you see this symbol on a product please do not put it in your household waste.
How can we help you to recycle your end of life electrical items?
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) can be taken back to any Bradfords Building Supplies branch on a one-for-one, like-for-like basis, free of charge. If you have ordered an electrical item for home delivery and would like to return your old like-for-like product, please call 01935314460 or contact us within 28 days of placing your order and we can arrange a collection from your preferred address.
Waste batteries including rechargeable batteries can also be taken back to any of our branches, free of charge. You are not obliged to make a purchase when returning old batteries.
Lithium-ion (li-ion) batteries
Alkaline & Carbon Zinc batteries
Lead Acid Gel batteries
Lithium (primary) batteries
Batteries Not Accepted:
Vehicle or industrial batteries
Why is this important?
Failure to segregate electronic waste material in the home usually result in items being disposed of in a landfill site (buried under the ground), where toxins leach into the soil, contaminating it and putting communities at risk.
Other ways to recycle these items:
Each local authority must also accept household WEEE and small batteries free of charge at its recycling facilities. All WEEE and waste batteries must be recycled and should not be placed in any of your household wheelie bins. Make sure you always recycle all your old electrical goods and batteries.
For Further Information And To Help Find Local Collection Facilities, Please Use The Links Below