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KEYENCE's Commitment to the WEEE Directive

The first Directive on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE – 2002/96/EC) became effective throughout Europe on August 13, 2005, and the revised Directive (2012/19/EU) became effective on 14 February 2014. Its purpose is the prevention of waste electrical and electronic equipment, and the reuse, recycling and other forms of recovery. Hereinafter, KEYENCE declares its recycling scheme based on the WEEE directive.

For more detailed information about the WEEE directive, please refer to the link below:
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (European Commission)

Within this directive, KEYENCE products are categorized as B2B products and are marked according to the WEEE directive. The crossed out wheel symbol appears on all products which need to be recycled.

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