Electrical Item Recycling (WEEE)
The WEEE Directive aims to reduce the amount of electrical and electronic equipment being produced and to encourage everyone to reuse, recycle and recover it.
The WEEE Directive also aims to improve the environmental performance of businesses that manufacture, supply, use, recycle and recover electrical and electronic equipment.
The UK Cook Shop are members of the Distributor Take-back Scheme (DTS) run by Valpak. This means we paying a yearly fee to Valpak towards the cost of recycling Electrical goods in the UK and do not take goods back in store. You should take your items to you local WEEE recycling point.
Please look at this website to find your local recycling point. http://www.recycle-more.co.uk/banklocator/banklocator.aspx
If you are local to our shop in Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex then then nearest place is Burgess Hill, Fairbridge Way, Burgess Hill, RH15 8AR.
According to the WEEE Regulations new electrical goods are now marked with a crossed out wheelie bin symbol to indicate that they were manufactured after 13th August 2005. If your item was made before this date then it should be disposed of via the normal household waste then they can be recycled.