You must recycle
or discard this switch according to applicable local and national
regulations. Dell EMC encourages owners of information technology
(IT) equipment to responsibly recycle their equipment when it is no
longer needed. Dell EMC offers a variety of product return
programs and services in several countries to assist equipment owners
in recycling their IT products.
Waste Electrical and
Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive for Recovery, Recycle and Reuse
of IT and Telecommunications Products
Dell EMC switches
are labeled in accordance with European Directive 2002/96/EC concerning
waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). The Directive determines
the framework for the return and recycling of used appliances as applicable
throughout the European Union. This label is applied to various products
to indicate that the product is not to be thrown away, but rather
reclaimed upon end of life per this Directive.
Figure 1. The European
In accordance with
the European WEEE Directive, electrical and electronic equipment (EEE)
is to be collected separately and to be reused, recycled, or recovered
at end of life. Users of EEE with the WEEE marking per Annex IV of
the WEEE Directive, as shown above, must not dispose of end of life
EEE as unsorted municipal waste, but use the collection framework
available to customers for the return, recycling and recovery of WEEE.
Customer participation is important to minimize any potential effects
of EEE on the environment and human health due to the potential presence
of hazardous substances in EEE.
Dell EMC products, which
fall within the scope of the WEEE, are labeled with the crossed-out
wheelie-bin symbol, as shown above, as required by WEEE.
information on Dell EMC product recycling offerings, see the
WEEE Recycling instructions on iSupport. For more information, contact
the Dell EMC support.