At Vimpex, we are committed to environmental responsibility and sustainability. As part of our dedication to reducing the environmental impact of our operations and products, we recognise the importance of compliance with the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive.
- Legal Compliance: Vimpex acknowledges its legal obligations under the WEEE Directive (Directive 2012/19/EU) and any relevant national legislation related to the collection, treatment, recycling, and proper disposal of electrical and electronic equipment.
- Producer Responsibility: Vimpex understands that, as a producer of electrical and electronic equipment, we have a responsibility to finance the collection, treatment, recycling, and disposal of WEEE in an environmentally sound manner.
- WEEE Management System: Vimpex has established an effective WEEE management system to ensure that our electrical and electronic products comply with WEEE regulations. This includes:
- Registration with the appropriate regulatory authorities as required by national legislation.
- Identification and labelling of our products with the necessary WEEE marking.
- Providing information to consumers and end-users about the proper disposal of WEEE and the availability of collection and recycling facilities.
- Co-operation with approved and authorized WEEE recycling and disposal facilities to ensure the environmentally responsible treatment of waste electrical and electronic equipment.
- Design for Environment: We strive to design our products with environmental considerations in mind, including recyclability and the reduction of hazardous substances. We actively seek to minimize the environmental impact of our products throughout their lifecycle.
- WEEE Collection and Recycling: Vimpex supports and encourages the separate collection and proper disposal of WEEE. We work with authorized collection points and recycling facilities to ensure that end-of-life electrical and electronic equipment is recycled and treated in accordance with all applicable environmental regulations.
- Continuous Improvement: We are committed to continuously improving our WEEE management practices by staying up-to-date with changes in legislation and best environmental practices. Our employees are trained to understand and implement our WEEE management system effectively.
- Transparency and Reporting: Vimpex maintains records of our WEEE activities, including the quantities of electrical and electronic equipment placed on the market and the quantities collected, treated, and recycled. We report this information as required by relevant authorities.
By adhering to these principles and practices, Vimpex aims to contribute to the reduction of electronic waste, the conservation of natural resources, and the protection of the environment. We are dedicated to fulfilling our WEEE obligations while working towards a more sustainable future.
Vimpex is registered with the Valpak WEEE producer Compliance Scheme.
Company Registration Number - 2915112
WEEE Producer Number - WEE/BF0046SY
Valpak Membership Number – RM05565