WEEE Compliance - Portugal

Collection and Recycling Information for Smiths Medical Customers

PORTUGAL

Collection and Recycling Arrangements in Portugal
Under Decree 230/2004 for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) which 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 the waste electrical and electronic equipment (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 Decree, Smiths Medical is also required to finance the collection, treatment, recycling and recovery of any new electrical and electronic equipment that you buy from Smiths Medical after August 13th 2005, when that new equipment eventually becomes waste. This is referred to as new WEEE.
Smiths Medical has joined the compliance scheme AMB3E to manage all aspects of WEEE collection and recycling in Portugal. Please contact AMB3E below to arrange collection of the WEEE to be recycled.

AMB3E 
Telephone Number: (+351) 21 416 90 20 
Fax Number: (+351) 21 416 90 39 
amb3e@amb3e.pt