WEEEs are waste electrical and electronic equipment, components of this equipment, or resulting fractions.
Electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) is all equipment that requires electrical power or batteries to operate.
WEEE can come from private homes, companies, distributors or producers of this equipment.
The classification of equipment must be made according to the following categories:
The legislation that regulates this waste stream is based on the principle of extended producer responsibility, with the producer of Electrical and Electronic Equipment being responsible for the management of the waste when it reaches the end of its life, which can be assumed individually or transferred to an integrated system.
All actors in the EEA life cycle, distributors, traders, companies, end users, have a responsibility to ensure that the proper routing of the equipment is given at the end of its life. All entities / companies must be able to justify the destination of their waste. Any non-compliance is punishable by fines.
This matter is legislated under Decree-Law no. 152-D / 2017.
For a complete guarantee of the elimination of confidential data recorded on hard disk, flash memory units and optical discs (CD / DVD), physical destruction must be carried out.
The simple cleaning, formatting or demagnetization of the disks will leave the information of your company, customers and suppliers, vulnerable to the possibility of recovery.
Interecycling, through the service of destruction of data storage units, guarantees the total security of your information throughout the process.
“We live a way of life that has evolved in the ability to extract, add and manipulate the 98 natural elements ... Our challenge is the ability to recover, separate and restore them in their purest state. Humanity in the century. XXI demands this ability from us.”