WEEE Compliance - Austria

Collection and Recycling Information for Smiths Medical Customers

AUSTRIA

Collection and Recycling Arrangements in Austria

Under the Austrian Ordinance on Waste Prevention, Collection and Treatment of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE Ordinance) that came into force on August 13th 2005, for equipment that you buy from Smiths Medical after August 13th 2005, Smiths Medical is required to finance the collection, treatment, recycling and recovery of WEEE that your new purchase replaces, on a one-for-one, like-for-like basis. The old equipment that your new purchase from Smiths Medical replaces is referred to as Historic WEEE.

Under the WEEE Ordinance, Smiths Medical is also required to finance the collection, treatment, recycling and recovery of any electrical and electronic equipment that you buy from Smiths Medical after August 13th 2005 when that equipment eventually becomes waste. This is referred to as New WEEE.
Smiths Medical has joined the compliance scheme Elektro Recycling Austria GmbH (ERA) to manage all aspects of WEEE collection and recycling in Austria. Please contact ERA below to arrange collection of the WEEE.

Compliance Scheme Telephone Number Fax Number E-mail
Elektro Recycling Austria GmbH +43/1/595 26 36-777 +43/1/595 26 36-599 office@era-gmbh.at