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European Directive 2012/19/EU, treatment of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)

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WEEE symbolTo protect our environment, human health and natural resources, the European Union has adopted a directive concerning waste electrical and electronic equipment

In the context of European Directive 2012/19/EU relating to the treatment of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), products sold after 13 August 2005 must bear a symbol representing a "crossed out wheelie bin" indicating to the user that this product must not be treated as conventional waste. Failing this, the date on which the equipment was put on the market can be taken into account.


To ensure our accountability as a manufacturer of electrical and electronic equipment, we provide details of the procedure for dealing with waste Whessoe SAS or Wärtsilä France SAS (Calais factory) electrical and electronic equipment in your possession which was put on the market after 13 August 2005.

Wärtsilä France SAS (Calais factory) can, at the owner's request, handle waste electrical and electronic equipment which was put on the market before 13 August 2005. In this case, the owner will be provided with a quotation to cover the costs of this operation.


Information and the procedure to be followed concerning end-of-life professional electrical and electronic equipment which was put on the market after 13 August 2005.

The customer is fully aware of the provisions relating to the disposal of waste from professional electrical and electronic equipment and undertakes to follow the procedure put in place by Wärtsilä France SAS (Calais factory) for the treatment and destruction of this waste. 

Participants

Actions

Supporting documents

Customer who owns the WEEE

WEEE treatment request

by email/telephone

To do this, the customer in possession of the equipment to be treated of the Whessoe SA or Wärtsilä France SAS (Calais factory) brand, must call the following telephone number:

+33 (0)3.21.96.49.93.

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Wärtsilä Calais

Logs the request with the information provided by the customer

WEEE treatment file

Wärtsilä France SAS (Calais factory) records the request, and identifies and confirms to the customer the nature and quantity of the equipment to be treated.

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Wärtsilä Calais - Sales administration

Informs the customer and puts in place the procedures for return of the waste

the procedures are uninstalling, packing and dispatch

Wärtsilä France SAS (Calais factory) sends the customer a Case No. and a document authorising the return of the equipment.
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Customer who owns the WEEE

Uninstalls and packs the WEEE

Application of the instructions sent by Wärtsilä

 

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Customer who owns the WEEE

Sends the waste to the Wärtsilä Calais site

Transport costs paid by the recipient

Customer who owns the WEEE sends the equipment identified for treatment and destruction to the premises of Wärtsilä Calais, accompanied by the equipment return document.
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Wärtsilä - Production

Treats the waste

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Wärtsilä QSE

Reports to the ADEME
(French Ministry of the Environment)

WEEE SYDEREP

 


If the customer is a distributor or reseller of electrical or electronic equipment of the Whessoe SA or Wärtsilä France SAS (Calais factory) brand, it undertakes to carry out the treatment procedure defined above, binding against its own customer, so that Wärtsilä France SAS (Calais factory) need not be concerned.

If the customer fails to follow the procedure for the treatment and destruction of the electrical or electrical equipment of the Whessoe SA or Wärtsilä France SAS (Calais factory) brand, it will be solely responsible for any infringement of the regulation described above and will safeguard Wärtsilä France SAS (Calais factory) against any ruling which may be issued, as well as the payment of any damages imposed on it by the Courts.

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