Recycling instructions - BWS500

BWS500 Maintenance Guide

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These recycling instructions guide you on the end-of-life treatment of this Vaisala product. As waste regulations and infrastructure vary in each country, these instructions only indicate the different components to be separated and common ways to handle them. Always follow local requirements when disposing of the product. Vaisala encourages to use the best available recycling practices to minimize related environmental impacts.

Vaisala is committed to meeting the requirements of the EU Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive. This directive aims to minimize the impact of electrical and electronic goods on the environment, by increasing reuse and recycling, and reducing the amount of WEEE going to landfill. This symbol indicates that the product should be collected separately from other waste streams and treated appropriately.

If applicable, Vaisala recommends removing the battery unit before recycling the rest of the device. The battery unit can be recycled separately in accordance with local waste management practices and regulations.

Integrated small sized batteries are typically left in place and removed by professionals at the recycling facilities.