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Recycling Introduction and in accordance with the WEEE directive

Getting rid of an old item in a safe and environmentally friendly way can be a real problem

If you're replacing an old appliance with a like for like replacement from our company, the last thing you want is your old one still in the house, and sometimes even moving it can be a problem. We can make sure your old item is disposed of in a legal and environmentally friendly way for no charge if you return your old item to our store. Please contact us if you wish to use this service .

  • 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 we do not recycle electrical items they will end up in landfill where hazardous substances will leak out and cause soil and water contamination – harming wildlife and also human health.

The Waste Electrical and 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. As a responsible retailer, we have met the requirements placed on us by offering all customers buying new electrical equipment free take-back of their old electricals on a like-for-like basis in our stores. Unwanted items should be returned within 28 days of purchasing your new product.

 

Scrap Product Collection

Scrap Product collection costs £22.95

When we deliver a new replacement electronic appliance we can arrange to collect your old unused item and make sure it's properly recycled. We will make sure your old item is disposed of in a legal and environmentally friendly way in accordance with the WEE directive. Please contact us if you wish to use this service .

How can I recycle?

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If you've got a small portable item to recycle, or can move your old appliance yourself, first, you should make sure your old electronics can be recycled. To do this, just look for the crossed out wheelie bin symbol on the packaging or product. This means you should either send the product to be repaired and reused, or take it to your local recycling facility .
The staff there will make sure everything is disposed of responsibly in a way that doesn't affect the environment. There is no charge for this service.

Recycling your old batteries

Under the Waste Battery Regulations, motorspeed.com are now offering a take back scheme for all portable waste batteries (please do not post). See contact details below.
Alternatively, you can find your local waste portable battery recycling facility at www.recyclenow.com
Most supermarkets and shops that sell batteries will have collection bins for used batteries, and some town halls, libraries or schools may also set up collection points. End-users may find stores in their local area more accessible.

Contact info using our service
Tel 01292 288199
E mail mail@motorspeed.com
Store Address
Unit 5
42 Waggon Road
Ayr  KA8 8BA

call for info 01292 288199
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