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WEEE Can Recycle Limited
Unit 118
Hume Avenue
Tilbury
Essex
RM18 8DX

Tel: 01375 845 858
Email: info@w-c-r.co.uk

 


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WEEE Can Recycle Limited (WCR): WEEE Directive Categories

At WEEE Can Recycle Limited (WCR) we can accept and treat all types of E-Waste listed under the ten categories of the WEEE Directive

Tabled below is information regarding the ten directive categories:
 
 

Caption: Categories of Electrical and Electronic Equipment Covered by The WEEE Directive
Category 1. Large household appliances
Category 1. Large household appliances

Microwaves
Other large appliances used for cooking and other processing of food
Electric heating appliances
Electric radiators
Other large appliances for heating rooms, beds, seating furniture
Electric fans
Air conditioner appliances
Other fanning, exhaust ventilation and conditioning equipment
Large cooling appliances
Refrigerators
Freezers
Other large appliances used for refrigeration, conservation and storage of food
Washing machines
Clothes dryers
Dish washing machines
Cooking
Electric stoves
Electric hot plates

Category 2. Small household appliances
Category 2. Small household appliances
Vacuum cleaners
Carpet sweepers
Other appliances for cleaning
Appliances used for sewing, knitting, weaving and other processing for textiles
Irons and other appliances for ironing, mangling and other care of clothing
Toasters
Fryers
Grinders, coffee machines and equipment for opening or sealing containers or packages
Electric knives
Appliances for hair-cutting, hair drying, tooth brushing, shaving, massage and other body care appliances
Clocks, watches and equipment for the purpose of measuring, indicating or registering time
Scales
Category 3. IT and telecommunications equipment
Category 3. IT and telecommunications equipment
Centralised data processing:
Mainframes
Minicomputers
Printer units
Personal computing:
Personal computers (CPU, mouse, screen and keyboard included)
Laptop computers (CPU, mouse, screen and keyboard included)
13.2.2003 L 37/34 Official Journal of the European Union EN
Notebook computers
Notepad computers
Printers
Copying equipment
Electrical and electronic typewriters
Pocket and desk calculators
and other products and equipment for the collection, storage, processing, presentation or communication of information
by electronic means
User terminals and systems
Facsimile
Telex
Telephones
Pay telephones
Cordless telephones
Cellular telephones
Answering systems
and other products or equipment of transmitting sound, images or other information by telecommunications
Category 4. Consumer equipment
Category 4. Consumer equipment
Radio sets
Television sets
Videocameras
Video recorders
Hi-fi recorders
Audio amplifiers
Musical instruments
And other products or equipment for the purpose of recording or reproducing sound or images, including signals
or other technologies for the distribution of sound and image than by telecommunications
Category 5. Lighting equipment
Category 5. Lighting equipment
Luminaires for fluorescent lamps with the exception of luminaires in households
Straight fluorescent lamps
Compact fluorescent lamps
High intensity discharge lamps, including pressure sodium lamps and metal halide lamps
Low pressure sodium lamps
Other lighting or equipment for the purpose of spreading or controlling light with the exception of filament bulbs
Category 6. Electrical & electronic tools (except large-scale stationary industrial tools)
Category 6. Electrical & electronic tools (except large-scale stationary industrial tools)
Drills
Saws
Sewing machines
Equipment for turning, milling, sanding, grinding, sawing, cutting, shearing, drilling, making holes, punching,
folding, bending or similar processing of wood, metal and other materials
Tools for riveting, nailing or screwing or removing rivets, nails, screws or similar uses
Tools for welding, soldering or similar use
Equipment for spraying, spreading, dispersing or other treatment of liquid or gaseous substances by other means
Tools for mowing or other gardening activities
Category 7. Toys, leisure and sports equipment
Category 7. Toys, leisure and sports equipment
Electric trains or car racing sets
Hand-held video game consoles
Video games
Computers for biking, diving, running, rowing, etc.
Sports equipment with electric or electronic components
Coin slot machines
Category 8. Medical devices (except all implanted and infected products)
Category 8. Medical devices (except all implanted and infected products)
Radiotherapy equipment
Cardiology
Dialysis
Pulmonary ventilators
Nuclear medicine
Laboratory equipment for in-vitro diagnosis
Analysers
Freezers
Fertilization tests
Other appliances for detecting, preventing, monitoring, treating, alleviating illness, injury or disability
Category 9. Monitoring and control instruments
Category 9. Monitoring and control instruments
Smoke detector
Heating regulators
Thermostats
Measuring, weighing or adjusting appliances for household or as laboratory equipment
Other monitoring and control instruments used in industrial installations (e.g. in control panels)
Category 10. Automatic dispensers
Category 10. Automatic dispensers
Automatic dispensers for hot drinks
Automatic dispensers for hot or cold bottles or cans
Automatic dispensers for solid products
Automatic dispensers for money
All appliances which deliver automatically all kind of products

 

 
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