Corning equipment is sold in the Czech Republic by distributors. The distributor imports the equipment into the Czech Republic. Thus the distributor has the legal responsibility to:
- Register as the WEEE producer in the Czech Republic
- Finance arrangements for collection and recycling of WEEE arising from Corning equipment that the distributor sells in the Czech Republic
Under Act 352/2005 on the details of management of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), for equipment that you buy from a Corning distributor after August 13th 2005, the distributor 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 the Corning distributor replaces is referred to as Historic WEEE.
Under Act 352/2005, the distributor is also required to finance the collection, treatment, recycling and recovery of any new electrical and electronic equipment that you buy from the distributor after August 13th 2005, when that new equipment eventually becomes waste. This is referred to as New WEEE.
Corning has decided to provide WEEE collection and recycling on behalf of its distributors in the Czech Republic.
Corning has joined compliance scheme Retela to manage all aspects of WEEE collection and recycling in Czech Republic. Please contact Retela below to arrange collection of the WEEE.
128 00 Praha 2,
Phone: +420 224 910 402
Fax: +420 224 910 383