From March 2014 retailers are obliged to take back WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) and Waste Battery from members of the public free of charge. This new EU directive ensures that all historic WEEE products are collected, treated and disposed of in an environmentally sound manner.
How do I know if my product is covered?
Look out for this symbol:
If the symbol shown here is found on any of your goods, it means that the product is covered by the WEEE Regulations
How do I recycle my old projector lamp?
You also bring your old product to your nearest civic amenity centre, of which there are approximately 64 located throughout the country, which will allow consumers to dispose of all old electronic equipment and waste batteries free of charge.
Local authority civic amenity facilities also take back WEEE and waste batteries free of charge. WEEE and waste battery recycling is free.
For more information about WEEE and Producer Recycling Fund Contribution please visit www.weeeireland.ie
With proof of purchase you can return your old bulb by post to lightmeup.ie, c/o Knockmitten Close, Western Industrial Estate, Dublin 12, where we will dispose of the bulb in an environmentally friendly manner.
If we are commissioned to install the new bulb via our installation service, we will remove the old bulb and recycle as per regulations.