The University and its employees are obliged under several EU Directives, including the Landfill Directive, the Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment Directive(WEEE) and the Hazardous Waste Directive, to ensure that final disposal of all waste electronic and electrical equipment is responsible and traceable.
In order to meet this obligation, it is the responsibility of all schools and units to follow the university policy both when initially purchasing electronic equipment and when disposing of such items.
Further information on all types of waste disposal and recycling can by following the link.
To assist with compliance, the Procurement Office hosts an equipment exchange.
The exchange is open to all university schools and units to use, subject to certain criteria.
This article was published on Nov 15, 2013