Electrical and electronic equipment
Economic operators placing electrical and electronic equipment on the market are required to comply with a range of obligations under the Act on waste electrical and electronic equipment (Journal of Laws 2015, item 1688). Some of those obligations may be transferred to an electrical and electronic equipment compliance scheme.
AURAEKO assumes the following responsibilities of the Placing Entity:
- entering into an agreement with a treatment facility which carries out dismantling, recycling and preparing for the re-use of waste equipment,
- the organisation and financing of waste equipment collection and the achievement of minimum annual collection rates,
- the organisation and financing of waste equipment treatment, including the achievement of minimum annual recovery rates and preparation for the re-use and recycling of waste equipment,
- the organisation of public awareness raising campaigns for the general public,
- submittingto the Marshal’s Office annual reports on the weight of equipment placed on the Polish market and the weight of collected and treated waste equipment and awareness raising campaigns.
In addition, we provide our Customers with:
- collection of waste equipment,
- a web-based application for swift reporting of quantities and weight of equipment placed on the market,
- a dedicated, Customer care manager for all the accounts,
- relevant training on updates to current legislation,
- participation in the Nature Friendly Company programme and the free use of the NFC logo.
With more than fifteen years of experience, a highly qualified staff and ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System certification, AURAEKO guarantees safety and high level of services.
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REMAINING OBLIGATIONS FOR THE CUSTOMER:
- obtaining an entry in the BDO (Waste Database) register prior to commencing operations and submitting any updates and changes via submission of update applications,
- placing their BDO number on invoices and other documents produced in connection with their business operations,
- marking equipment with the crossed-out wheeled bin symbol and providing information on the collection system,
- preparing information on the re-use and treatment of waste equipment,
- keeping records of the equipment placed on the market,
- keeping records of WEEE and drafting of KPO (waste transfer card),
- collection of waste equipment from Customers who purchase new equipment (applies to equipment intended for private households) and, in the case of commercial units of 400 m2 or more, collection of equipment up to 25 cm2 in size without the need to purchase new equipment. This information must be displayed in a prominent location at the point of sale or on the website (in the case of mail orders),
- keeping copy of the agreement with the compliance scheme for a period of 5 years from the end of the year in which the agreement expired.