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RSG Engineering Ltd., understands, accepts and confirms they will meet their obligations under the EU Directive on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). The objective of this policy is to specify the applicable products affected by this directive and to detail the policy and procedures for the return and safe disposal of WEEE.
Any finished product is subject to WEEE regulations. A finished product is defined by any product with an RSG Engineering serial number attached. Typically these products could be Light bars, Controllers, Switch panels, Video equipment, Data logging equipment etc.
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Under the U.K. implementation of the WEEE directive the following RSG Engineering Ltd. definitions will apply:
- Historic WEEE – Goods supplied before 31st December 2008 shipped with product serial numbers prior to 118379
- New WEEE - Goods supplied after 1st January 2009 shipped with product serial numbers later than 118380
RSG Engineering Ltd., will register as a supplier of WEEE with the Environment Agency and make all the necessary declarations with regard to WEEE returned to them.
At the end of life, RSG Engineering Ltd., will accept the return of WEEE for the safe disposal and recycling as per the following:
Historic WEEE – Liability for Historic WEEE is applicable only where like for like purchases to replace the existing products is being negotiated.
E.g. If 40 of product A are being replaced with product B and that product B could be described as a replacement for product A, then the return of product A for recycling under the WEEE directive is acceptable.
If no like for like replacement sales are being negotiated, then RSG Engineering Ltd. is not liable for Historic WEEE. In this situation, RSG Engineering Ltd. may, at its own discretion, quote for the safe disposal of the goods.
New WEEE – RSG Engineering Ltd., accepts liability for New WEEE at the end of life and will dispose of safely or recycle goods wherever possible.
As defined in the Terms and Conditions of Sale, RSG Engineering Ltd. does not accept any liability whatsoever for the remote collection, shipping costs or packaging of returned WEEE. All costs associated with the return of WEEE will be born by the customer. In the event of any WEEE being returned to RSG Engineering Ltd. a returns authorisation number must be obtained from us that must be clearly indicated upon the accompanying returns note and packaging.
Customers are responsible for the costs of shipping goods to RSG Engineering Ltd. and RSG Engineering Ltd. accepts no liability whatsoever for any such costs.