Global Compliance Scheme
After the WEEE (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) directive became effective in Europe from 2005, governments in Asia and America have become increasingly interested in developing recycling law and recycling systems for proper collection, treatment and recycling of electronic waste.
Samsung Electronics has established take back systems to comply with the requirements of recycling laws where they exist. The company closely works with governments and industry associations to develop most effective take back systems and meet its obligations.
STAR programme for printer toner cartridge
Launched in 2005, the STAR (Samsung Take-back And Recycling) program was created to ensure proper recycling of every returned unit. All returned cartridges are recycled back into useful materials, which then go on to become new products again. Any parts that cannot be recycled are treated and disposed of in a way that causes minimal environmental impact.
Visit website www.samsung.com/printer/star/
Take-back service for mobile phones
As of February 1st, 2007, Samsung Mobile opened its Green Management Website in the Samsung Fun Club. We offer free take back and recycling services for consumers around the world. Consumers can find collection locations across 35 countries related to return of old products at the product information webpage.
Visit website www.samsungmobile.com