Recycling WEEE, plastics, insulated copper wire, electronic scrap, electric household appliances

An important feature of the WEEE Directive is the idea of the responsibility of hardware makers to prepare for the eventuality of disposal, recycling and reuse. The WEEE Directive has helped lower the amount of hazardous waste disposed into the general environment in the UK and in European Union member countries. It does not apply in the United States. However, American counterparts commonly use the term “electronic waste” or “e-waste” when talking about regulations for the disposal, reuse or recycling of electrical/electronic products or parts that may contain heavy metals like lead, cadmium, beryllium, etc., that can be dangerous to the environment. Danieli Centro Recycling offers its knowledge to scrap processors with the following materials.


For most E-waste / WEEE plants, shredding is primarily used for value recovery of e-scrap. There is not one “correct” way to shred but there is a correct fit for your exact application and we can provide that complete solution.