All batteries and cathode ray tubes come under this directive. The transportation of loose batteries and CRT's can only be carried out by a licensed waste carrier under a special waste note.
Anything containing a Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs) are classified as Hazardous Waste. This includes computer monitors and televisions.
Not sure if we produce hazardous waste. How do I know?
In the past, most companies did not produce hazardous waste. However, on 15th July 2005 numerous items previously not classed as hazardous waste were reclassified. The two main ones were CRT monitors and acid batteries.
Do I need to register?
If you dispose of 200 kg or more of hazardous waste per year, then you will need to register with the Environment Agency.
What happens if I do not register?
Without a registration number from the Environment Agency your computer recycler will not be allowed to collect any computer monitors. If they do, then both you and the recycler can be filled.
What waste do Secure IT Disposals handle?
We are licensed to process any Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE), batteries, Toner/laser cartridges and Inkjet cartridges. Please note that we do not handle waste oil, clinical waste, chemicals, paints etc.
What does it cost?
The Environment Agency charge us £18.00.