As an installer / dismantling company, you will want all old lamps, luminaires and other discarded appliances to be properly disposed of. Not just for the environment, but also because your customers will expect this. You can easily arrange this through the OPEN Foundation, and the appliances will be recycled responsibly.
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Can I return small quantities of waste appliances?
For small quantities, there are two options:
Wecycle collection bins are located at 100 (technical) wholesalers for small quantities of discarded small electrical appliances and energy-efficient light bulbs. Luminaires can be handed in free of charge when purchasing a new product. You can find the nearest drop-off point on the WecycleFinder.
Your own municipality
In many municipalities, you can dispose of up to seven packages at a time free of charge at the recycling centre.
How can I dispose of large quantities of discarded appliances?
If you have larger quantities of lamps and/or luminaires, we provide two options:
Is your installation company part of a chain with its own distribution centre? Then you can hand in discarded lamps and luminaires through your own return logistics. We will collect them from the distribution centre.
Under the following conditions, we collect e-waste directly from you:
At least 300 pieces of discarded energy-saving lamps per year
Registration with the Chamber of Commerce
Established in the Netherlands
All collected e-waste must originate from the Dutch market