Under the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Act in Poland which came into force on October 21st 2005, for equipment that you buy from Corning after August 13th 2005, Corning is required to finance 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 Corning replaces is referred to as Historic WEEE.
Under the WEEE Act, Corning is required to finance the collection, treatment, recycling and recovery of any new electrical and electronic equipment that you buy from Corning after August 13th 2005, when that new equipment eventually becomes waste. This is referred to as New WEEE. Corning customers should note that producer responsibility obligations to take back New WEEE in Poland have not yet been finalised.
Corning has joined compliance scheme Electro-System to manage all aspects of WEEE collection and recycling in Poland. Please contact Electro-System below to arrange collection of the WEEE.
05-825 Grodzisk Mazowiecki
Phone: +48 (22) 734 14 77