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WEEE Ireland, the Irish compliance scheme for electrical and battery recycling, is holding a free recycling day in Callan and in Thomastown this Saturday, April 30 in association with Kilkenny County Council.
Santa paid a very special visit to Mullingar Civic Offices on Wednesday to help the European Recycling Platform (ERP), launch its Christmas Appeal in Westmeath. ERP and Westmeath County Council invited children to visit Santa in his grotto and bring their used batteries and broken WEEE toys (Waste Electrical and Electronic) along for recycling. ERP is Ireland’s only pan European compliance scheme for electrical waste and battery recycling. On the day 278 children visited Santa and an incredible 36kg of WEEE toys was recycled and 46kg of batteries were recycled, which is the equivalent of over 1,840 AA batteries.
WEEE Ireland, in association with Kilkenny County Council, is holding a free electrical recycling day on Saturday May 29.
Households in County Mayo can recycle their batteries for free in any local shops where batteries are sold. Shops selling batteries are now required to accept waste batteries - similar to those they stock - without charge or requiring a purchase. In 2008, the Battery Regulations were introduced to ensure that spent portable batteries are separated from normal waste so that they can be recycled.
Dep Noel Treacy has welcomed plans to introduce a free battery recycling service throughout the country from next month.
WEEE Ireland, in partnership with Kilkenny County Council, will hold a free electrical recycling day in three locations across Kilkenny this Saturday.
However as we bid a fond farewell to the summer months last weekend, WEEE Ireland, the Irish Compliance Scheme for electrical recycling, is reminding the people of Ireland that there has never been a better time to say goodbye your old batteries and small electronic items including clocks and watches and bring them back for recycling.
WEEE Ireland, the Irish compliance scheme for electrical and battery recycling, has provided extra resources in recent weeks to assist local authorities in collecting water damaged household electrical waste in areas affected by flooding.
The European Recycling Platform (ERP), Ireland’s only pan-European compliance scheme for electrical and waste battery recycling, has announced that it will begin operating in Westmeath in the new year.