WEEE Compliance and Battery Recycling

Recycling Information for Veritas Customers

Please select the country/region where you are located from list below.

 

European Union

WEEE Information for Veritas Customers and Recyclers

Under the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive and implementing regulations, when customers buy new electrical and electronic equipment from Veritas they are entitled to:

  • send old equipment for recycling on a one-for-one, like-for-like basis (this varies depending on the country)
  • send the new equipment back for recycling when this ultimately becomes waste

Instructions to both customers and recyclers/treatment facilities wishing to obtain disassembly information are provided by following the links below.

Recycling Information for Veritas Customers

Please select the country where you are located from list below.

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 Veritas after August 13th 2005, Veritas is required to provide arrangements for 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 Veritas replaces is referred to as Historic WEEE.

Under the WEEE Ordinance, Veritas is also required to provide arrangements for the collection, treatment, recycling and recovery of any electrical and electronic equipment that you buy from Veritas after August 13th 2005 when that equipment eventually becomes waste. This is referred to as New WEEE.

Veritas covers the following costs for WEEE compliance management in Austria:

  • The costs of treatment, recycling and recovery of the WEEE to meet the targets set by Austria WEEE Regulations;
  • The costs of data management and reporting to Federal Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management to demonstrate compliance with all administrative requirements of the Austria WEEE Regulations;
  • The costs of transportation of your WEEE to Veritas's appointed recycler in Austria.

Veritas has established a recycling contract with the European Advanced Recycling Network (EARN) and will cover any costs of treatment, recycling and recovery of the equipment on arrival at the EARN recycling facility in Austria. All New WEEE that arises from the purchase of Veritas products is classed as non-hazardous waste.

Please contact EARN directly to arrange for the collection and treatment of the waste. Under these arrangements, Veritas will cover the costs of collection and transport if arranged for by the EARN recycling partner. The EARN recycling facility in Austria is

Recycler Telephone Number Website
Stena Technoworld GmbH +43 1 78 64 60 3 www.stenatechnoworld.com

In order to help EARN identify Veritas equipment upon arrival at the recycler's address, please download the Recycling Label for Austrian Customers. Complete the label with your company details and attach it to a suitable box for transport to EARN.

WEEE Information for Veritas Customers and Recyclers

As part of compliance with the WEEE Directive, Veritas provides recycling information on request for all types of new equipment put on the market in Europe after August 13th 2005.

Please click on the e-mail link below and provide the following details for the product for which you would like to receive recycling information:

  • Model number of Veritas product
  • Your company name
  • Contact name
  • Address
  • Telephone number
  • E-mail address

We will dispatch the recycling information to you shortly.

Request for recycling instructions for Veritas electrical and electronic equipment put on the market after August 2005.

 

 

India

Under the E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 and E-Waste (Management) Amendment Rules, 2018 in India, producers are responsible for the environmentally sound management of our products at their end of life. Under the Rules, covered products include information technology and telecommunication equipment such as mainframes minicomputers, PCs, laptops, user terminals and systems, telephones and printers. Metals used in electronic or electrical products contain hazardous elements such as mercury, lead and cobalt.  The improper management of end of life electrical and electronic products can result in toxic emissions to the air, water and soil and pose a serious health and environmental hazards.
 
Veritas is required to finance and organize a collection system in order to meet the requirements of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). Veritas has established a contract with the authorized Producer Responsibility Organisation (PRO), Saahas Zero Waste and will cover costs of treatment, recycling and recovery of end of life equipment by an authorized recycler in India. All Veritas customers can call the following toll free number for e-waste collection services in India - 1800 425 35287. This is the toll free number of the authorized recycler, E-Parisaraa Private Limited, No. B-41/1,3rd Stage,
Peenya Industrial Estate, Bengaluru – 560 058.
 
Details of E-Parisaraa Private Limited Collection Points:
 
1. Plot No. 467, Place City 2, Sector 37, Gurgaon 122001. Phone - 9871368902
2. Plot No. 255, II Main Road, Nehru Nagar, Kottivakkam, Chennai 600041. Phone – 9884337519
3. No. 20/3, D. D Mondal Ghat Road, P.O Dakshineshwar, P. S Belghoria, District – North 24-Paragnas, Kolkata 700076. Phone - 8961761298
4. B-6 Gala No. 1, Bhumi World, Opposite Satish daba, Near Pimpas Goan, Nashik Express Highway, Bhiwandi 421302. Phone – 8390581111
5. P-10(A), III Stage Peenya Industrial Estate, Bangalore, Karnataka 562111. Phone – 8041155288
 
Details of Saahas Zero Waste Collection Points:
 
1. Kasa Rasa 1: Premises of Hot Mix Plant, Koramangala 6th Block, Ejipura. Phone – 7022617159
2. Kasa Rasa 2: High Tension Wire Ground, Koramangala 5th Block, Near Hotel Empire. Phone – 7022617159
3. Kasa Rasa 3: Survey No. 15, Alpine Eco Road, ORR-Whitefield Bypass Road, Doddanekundi 560048. Phone – 7022617159
4. Saahas Waste Management Pvt Lid, No. 21, Ground Floor, MCHS Colony, 5th C Cross, 16th Main, BTM Layout 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560076. Phone - 7022617159
 
For further collection points please contact E-Parisaraa Private Limited on the toll free number 1800 425 35287.
 
E-waste Handling - Do’s & Don’ts:
 
Do’s:
All confidential and personal information should be removed from the products
Call the toll-free number above to arrange collection of end of life products
All electrical and electronic products should be handled by authorized recyclers and dismantlers only
Store the end of life product in isolated area so as to prevent its accidental breakage.
 
Don’ts:
You should not recycle, dismantle or destroy the product in anyway, this is to be carried out by authorized service personnel only.
The product is not meant for re-sale any unauthorized agencies or scrap dealers.
The product (including batteries) should not be disposed of in garbage bins along with municipal waste that ultimately reaches landfills
Do not keep any replaced spare part(s) from the product in an exposed area.