20th October 2020

Free WEEE Collection Day

We are delighted to let you know that the BID, in partnership with First Mile, has arranged a free WEEE collection day on Tuesday 17 November and all businesses in the BID area can take part.

WEEE stands for Waste Electric and Electronic Equipment and it is more important than ever to recycle these items correctly.

With technology constantly moving forward and many commercial and office devices quickly becoming redundant, it’s essential that they’re looked after properly in the recycling process. They’re packed with chemicals that are nasty in the wrong places, but also rare materials that are great in the right ones. First Mile will  make sure the right bits go to the right places with our efficient, data-protected e-waste recycling process.

What will First Mile pick up?

Electronics, wires, cables, plugs, IT and telecommunications equipment, laptops, keyboards, computers, monitors, microwaves, televisions and more.

For a full list of items please click here.

How many items will First Mile pick up? 

First Mile will collect up to 5 WEEE items per business for free on Tuesday 17 November.

Are there any items that won’t be collected? 

First Mile will not collect any large WEEE items including fridge freezers, washing machines, electric stoves and lawn mowers.

Lighting, batteries and toner cartridges will also not be picked up.

How can I book a collection?

Please email:customers@thefirstmile.co.uk before Friday 13th November to book in your free collection.

For any BID related questions please email on askus@paddingtonnow.co.uk/wordpress