Computers & Batteries

We have partnered with a Local IT recycling company to offer clients the opportunity to recycle their old computer equipment locally. We can collect everything from PC towers to monitors, printers and even projectors. Computer equipment intended for recycling should be accompanied by appropriate cabling.

All equipment collected by Wiles Greenworld is brought into Perivale where it is consolidated and prepared for collection by our recycling partner. Upon arrival at the recycling facility all equipment is data-wiped (we can offer a confirmation certificate within 48 for all clients that need assurance) and where possible refurbished. Equipment that cannot be refurbished is broken down for material and sold on. What cannot be sold is recycled in accordance with WEEE regulations. Items that have been refurbished are donated to needy causes in the London area and beyond. Please note this service is chargeable.

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Battery recycling

Less than 2% of batteries in the UK are recycled and as hazardous waste they are particularly harmful to the environment. Please help us to reduce the amount of hazardous waste that goes to landfill by recycling your old batteries.

If you have old batteries please place them in a cardboard box and once you have a reasonable amount contact our customer service team to book a collection. If you require cardboard boxes we can supply them for you to use. Once you have requested a collection our team will email you a copy of our consignment note which you need to complete and return to us via email or fax. We will then book the collection which will usually take place between 3 – 5 working days.

After the batteries have been collected they are sorted and shredded. Lead batteries are separated and treated in a specialised recycler. Nickel cadmium, nickel metal hydride and lithium ion batteries are treated by a separate process. Silver oxide button cells are also taken for special treatment.

The remaining zinc-chloride, zinc-air, alkaline and lithium button cells and other button cell batteries are recycled by the Oxyreducer process, which involves treating them at very high temperature in a rotating hearth furnace.

Button cell batteries containing mercury are usually recycled using a vacuum-thermal treatment, in which the mercury vaporises. The mercury condenses and eventually solidifies when temperatures are reduced and can then be re-used.

Call our sales office now on 020 8758 7700 or email us for more information or to book a collection.

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Storage Method: (Batteries) Cardboard box

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