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WEEE Recycling Logo
WEEE recycling logo prevents careless disposal of electrical products
Based on the European Union WEEE directive, production and selling of branded products must affix the crossed out wheeled bin to warn consumers the prohibition of waste electrical and electronic equipment disposal at will.

The new Directive of WEEE 2012/19/EU was published in 24 July 2012, shall apply to electrical and electronic equipment as follows: From 15 August 2018, subject to paragraphs 3 and 4, to all EEE. All EEE shall be classified within the six categories set out in Annex III. New Directive requires Member States to ensure their production responsibility, and set the goal of minimum collection rate annually. Besides, each category needs to achieve the minimum recovery target in three periods. European Union Member States shall bring into force the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive by 14 February 2014, the old Directive 2002/96/EC should be repealed in 15 February 2014.
 
Pegatron conforms to the WEEE logo principles as follows:
All electrical products manufactured after August 13 th , 2005 are affixed with the “crossed out wheeled bin” warning mark.
  1. Size is dependent on the product but has a minimum size limit.
  2. If the logo cannot be affixed, then it would be at the following places:
    ◆ Power Supply cord tag
    ◆ Product manual
    ◆ Warranty certificate
    ◆ Product wrapping
  3. Product manual and product wrapping is also noted with the following statements:
    The symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the product (electrical and electronic equipment) should not be placed in municipal waste.
    Please check local regulations for disposal of electronic products.

 

*Reference: WEEE EU waste electrical and electronic equipment order retrieving symbol standard

 
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