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Recycling Information

At VideoGamePerfection.com, keeping classic consoles running under your television and out of landfill sites is all part of our mission! Our products help prolong the life of these cherished devices so that they can continue to be enjoyed by you and by future generations. Should you (heaven forbid) have to dispose of a console, peripheral or expansion product, please do so responsibly. Recycle your electrical and electronic devices free at your local recycling centre. To find your nearest centre, in the UK you can visit the Recycle More website and type in your postcode.

Why recycle?

Unwanted electrical equipment is the UK’s fastest growing type of waste.

Many electrical items can be repaired or recycled, saving natural resources and the environment. If you do not recycle electrical equipment will end up in landfill where hazardous substances will leak out and cause soil and water contamination – harming wildlife and also human health.

We’re proud to support your local authority in providing local recycling facilities for electrical equipment.

To remind you that old electrical equipment can be recycled, it is now marked with the crossed-out wheeled bin symbol. Please do not throw any electrical equipment (including those marked with this symbol) in your bin.

What is WEEE?

The Waste Electrical or Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive requires countries to maximise separate collection and environmentally friendly processing of these items.

How are we helping?

In the UK, distributors including retailers must provide a system which allows all customers buying new electrical equipment the opportunity to recycle their old items free of charge. As a responsible retailer, we have met the requirements placed on us by financially supporting the national network of WEEE recycling centres established by local authorities. This is achieved through membership of the national Distributor Take-back scheme (DTS).

To find more information on WEEE recycling and to locate your nearest recycling centre in the UK please visit the Recycle More website. For countries elsewhere in the world, please check with local government or return your product directly to us for recycling here in the UK.

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