You can now recycle your old electricals with us
If you’re buying a new electrical item, we will recycle your old one for free.
Unwanted electrical equipment is the UKs fastest growing type of waste.
Many electrical items can be repaired or recycled, saving natural resources and the environment. If you do not recycle, electrical equipment will end up in landfill where hazardous substances will leak out and cause soil and water contamination – harming wildlife and also human health.
We can help
We are pleased to offer our customers the chance to recycle their old electrical items when purchasing a new item from us.
Please speak to a member of staff for details on how to dispose of your WEEE item in store.
To remind you that old electrical equipment can be recycled, it is now marked with a crossed‐out wheeled bin symbol. Please do not throw any electrical equipment (including those marked with the crossed out wheeled bin symbol) in your bin.
What is WEEE?
The Waste Electrical or Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive requires countries to maximise separate collection and environmentally friendly processing of these items. In the UK, distributors (including retailers) must provide a system which allows all customers buying new electrical equipment the opportunity to recycle their old items free of charge. Those establishing their own take‐back scheme must as a minimum offer all customers
buying new electrical equipment free take back of their old electricals on a like‐for‐like basis.
How to use the ‘Take-back’ scheme?
If you bought your new item in store;
1.Simply bring your like-for-like item into our store at the address below e.g. if you buy a new filter or heater from us, simply return the old one to us.
2.Hand it over to the counter staff advising that you want to use the ‘take-back’ service.
3.Show your receipt of purchase (or Invoice) for your new item.
4.Simply package up your like-for-like item e.g. if you buy a new filter/heater from us, you may return your old filter/heater to us.
5.Put in the post with your receipt to the following address;
If you bought your new item online;
WEEE Take Back Scheme,
Elm Lane Aquatics
120 Elm Lane
Alternatively you can recycle any waste electrical or electronic item at your local WEEE recycling depot! For full details please contact your local authority or visit www.recycle-more.co.uk