Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE is taken back free of charge on a one-for-one, like-for-like basis. Each local authority must also accept household WEEE free of charge at its recycling facilities. All WEEE must be recycled and should not be placed in any of your household wheelie bins. Make sure you always recycle all you old electrical goods.
What products can I recycle for free?
You can return all kitchen appliances including fridges, washing machines, dishwashers, cookers etc as well as smaller items like kettles, toasters, blenders, remote controls, batteries or electric toothbrushes. Even your old bicycle lamps can be recycled!
Do I need to have made a purchase at Stakelums Home & Hardware to recycle?
No. You can recycle any of the above items at our store even if you have not made a purchase with us.
Will you collect my old product?
If you are getting a new product delivered we’ll take your old one back to be recycled. Please ensure your old appliance is disconnected, clean and ready for the driver at the time of delivery.
Do you take back used batteries?
Yes, we do. You will find recycling bins for batteries in-store near our checkouts or just give them to a member of staff and they will take care of it for you. The batteries that we accept are AA, AAA, C or D and also the flat coin batteries that are found in watches and toys. Unfortunately, we do not accept back any Industrial or car batteries.
How much will it cost?
There is no charge to return products to our shop.
Why should I recycle through Stakelums Home & Hardware?
We will ensure that your old product is disposed of correctly to reduce the potentially harmful effects caused on the environment and to conserve natural resources.
Further information can be found on weeeireland.ie
“Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) and waste batteries must never be placed in your waste disposal or recycling bins. WEEE is taken back free of charge at electrical retail outlets on a one-for-one like-for-like basis. There is a bin for small batteries in our store. Local authority civic amenity facilities also take back WEEE and waste batteries free of charge. WEEE and waste battery recycling is free”.
From 1st July 2014, the following EMC’s apply to some items of electrical equipment: