HID WEEE and Batteries

Electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) and batteries contain materials, components, and substances that may be hazardous and present a risk to human health and the environment when waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) and batteries are not handled correctly.

Electrical and electronic equipment and batteries are marked with the crossed-out wheelie bin symbol indicating that electrical and electronic equipment and batteries should not be disposed of in the regular household waste stream but need to be collected separately. In case batteries contain more than 0,0005% mercury (Hg), 0,002% cadmium (Cd) or 0,004% lead (Pb) (by weight), the corresponding chemical symbol is displayed on the battery.

Users need to follow local recycling regulations to reduce adverse environmental impact in connection with WEEE and batteries’ disposal and increase opportunities for reuse, recycling, and recovery of WEEE and batteries. To facilitate this, free collection points are available in your area. Users are responsible for removing personal data from electronic devices prior to disposal. If possible, please remove old batteries or accumulators from the electronic device before you return it for recycling.

Once your product reaches the end of life, you can contact HID form information about the end-of-life treatment of WEEE and Batteries at https://www.hidglobal.com/compliance-certifications/compliance-case

WEEE Collection and Recycling UK

  • HID pays for the costs of treatment, recycling, and recovery of the WEEE to meet the targets set by the WEEE Regulations;
  • HID pays for the costs of data management and reporting to the Environment Agency to demonstrate compliance with all administrative requirements of the WEEE Regulations;
  • You pay for transportation of your WEEE in the UK.
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WEEE registration information UK

  • HID Corporation Limited  

HID Corporation Limited is registered through Sphera EC4P’s WEEE compliance scheme “B2BWEEE-scheme” registration number WEE/HH0078UU. We have a recycling agreement with European Advanced Recycling Network (EARN). For any B2B WEEE returns, please visit https://b2btool.earn-service.com/hid-parcel/parcelselect.

To arrange the take-back of your end-of-life product or contact us at https://www.hidglobal.com/compliance-certifications/compliance-case

  • Access Ltd

Access Ltd is registered through WEEECare with registration number WEE/CA0080UV.

  • Technology Solutions (UK) Limited

Technology Solutions (UK) Limited is registered with the UK Environment Agency with registration number WEE/HH01767R for WEEE and at the UK Environment Agency (NPWD) Battery with number BPRN00055 for batteries.

WEEE registration information other European countries

  • Germany:
    • Cross Match Technologies GmbH. Cross Match Technologies GmbH is registered at Stiftung ear with registration number 46540286.

  • Czech Republic:
    • LUX-IDent s.r.o. is registered at the Ministry of Environment (CZ) with registration number 09109/21-ECZ through Rema System.

  • Ireland:
    • HID Corporation Limited is registered at the The Producer Register Ltd (WRS-Blackbox) with registration number 3222W.