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Take back and recycling of old Toshiba products, batteries and packaging

The aim of recycling is to gain an environmental benefit by means of re-use, reconditioning or reclamation of material. Dedicated recycling sites ensure that environmentally harmful components are properly handled and securely disposed. Toshiba and its partners have contracted competent service providers to ensure the best recycling of our products.

In all countries mentioned below our customers have the option to discard old IT and consumer equipment, batteries and packaging waste at the municipal collection points. The manner in which the separate collection is arranged differs per municipality. Information, such as the address and opening hours of the waste collection point, can be found in the municipal guide or the website of your municipality. Another option to return old equipment might be via the places where new equipment is purchased.

The information below reflects our current status of information, January 01, 2015 and is valid for Toshiba PC-products and consumer products sold by Toshiba Europe GmbH respectively its subsidiaries, branches and distributors in the respective country. The mentioned compliance schemes represent not necessarily all existing schemes in the related country.

Austria

Products

In Austria, the national collection and recycling program for IT and consumer equipment is organized by several compliance schemes. Toshiba customers can dispose of their old equipment free of charge at local municipal collection points or they can return their old IT and consumer equipment to the place where they purchase new equipment.

For more information please contact:
The Federal Environment Agency

Batteries

In Austria, the collection and recycling of batteries is conducted by several compliance schemes: ERA and ERP. Toshiba customers can dispose of their used batteries free of charge at their local municipality or they can return their used batteries at retail locations where batteries are sold.

For more information please contact:
ERA,ERP

Packaging

In Austria the national collection and recycling program for packaging is ARA. Toshiba customers can dispose of their packaging waste at local packaging collection points or in dedicated disposal bins available in some municipalities.

For more information please contact:
ARA

Belgium

Products

In Belgium, the national collection and recycling program for IT and consumer equipment is called RECUPEL ICT. Toshiba customers can dispose of their old equipment free of charge at local municipal collection points or they can return their old IT and consumer equipment to the place where they purchase new equipment

For more information please contact:
RECUPEL ICT

Batteries

In Belgium, the national collection and recycling program of spent batteries is organized by Bebat. Toshiba customers can dispose of their used batteries free of charge at their local municipality or they can return their used batteries at retail locations where batteries are sold.

For more information please contact:
Bebat

Packaging

In Belgium, the national collection and recycling program for packaging is organized by VAl I Pac. Toshiba customers can dispose of their packaging waste at local packaging collection points or in dedicated disposal bins available in some municipalities.

For more information please contact:
VAL I PAC

Bulgaria

Products

In Bulgaria, the national collection and recycling program for IT and consumer equipment is organized by several compliance schemes. Toshiba customers may hand old equipment at local municipality or any other collection points.

For more information please contact:
Eltechresourec JSC, Bulecopack, Ecobultech

Batteries

In Bulgaria, the collection and recycling of batteries is conducted by several compliance schemes. Toshiba customers can dispose of their used batteries at their local municipality.

For more information please contact:
Ecobultech, Pudoos, Ecobattery

Packaging

In Bulgaria Ecopack, Nord Elrecicling, Ecobulpack provide collection and treatment of end of life product packaging. Toshiba customers should contact their local municipality to identify collection points.

For more information please contact:
Ecopack, Nord Elrecicling, Ecobulpack

Croatia

Products

In Croatia consumer may hand old equipment at the municipality or any other collection points. Information, such as the address and opening hours of the waste collection point, can be found in the municipal guide or the website of your municipality.

For more information please contact:
Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund (EPEEF)

Batteries

For more information please contact:
Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund (EPEEF)

Packaging

For more information please contact:
Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund (EPEEF)

Cyprus

Products

In Cyprus Toshiba customers can dispose of their old equipment at local municipal collection points.

For more information please contact:
WEEE Electrocyclosis

Batteries

In Cyprus, the collection and recycling of batteries is conducted by AFIS. Toshiba customers can dispose of their used batteries at their local municipality.

For more information please contact:
AFIS

Packaging

In Cyprus Green Dot Cyprus provides collection and treatment of end of life product packaging. Toshiba customers should contact their local municipality to identify collection

For more information please contact:
Green Dot Cyprus

Czech Republic

Products

In Czech Republic Toshiba customers can dispose of their old equipment free of charge at local municipal collection points or they can return their old IT and consumer equipment to the place where they purchase new equipment.

For more information please contact:
Asecol, REMA System

Batteries

For more information please contact:
Ekobat and REMA battery

Packaging

In Czech Republic the EKOKOM consortium provides collection and treatment of end of life product packaging. Toshiba customers should contact their local municipality to identify collection points.

For more information please contact:
EKOKOM

Denmark

Products

In Denmark Toshiba customers can dispose of their old equipment at local municipal collection points.

For more information please contact:
Elretur and RENE

Batteries

In Denmark Toshiba customers can dispose of their used batteries at their local municipality.

For more information please contact:
Elretur and RENE

Packaging

For more information please contact your local municipality.

Estonia

Products

In Estonia Toshiba customers can dispose of their old equipment at local municipal collection points.

For more information please contact:
MTU Eesti Elektroonikaromu

Batteries

In Estonia Toshiba customers can dispose of their used batteries at their local municipality.

Packaging

In Estonia Toshiba customers should contact their local municipality to identify collection points.

For more information please contact:

Finland

Products

In Finland, the national collection and recycling program for IT and consumer equipment is organized by Elker Oy. Toshiba customers can dispose of their old equipment free of charge at local municipal collection points or they can return their old IT equipment to the place where they purchase new equipment.

For more information please contact:
Elker Oy
Ministry of the Environment

Batteries

For more information please contact:
Ministry of the Environment

Packaging

In Finland, the national collection and recycling program for packaging is organized by PYR. Toshiba customers can dispose of their packaging waste at local packaging collection points or in dedicated disposal bins available in some municipalities.

France

Products

In France Toshiba customers can dispose of their old equipment at local municipal collection points.

For more information please contact:
Ecologic

Batteries

In France, the national collection and recycling program for batteries is organized by Screlec,. Toshiba customers can dispose of their used batteries free of charge at their local municipality or they can return their used batteries at retail locations where batteries are sold.

For more information please contact:
Screlec

Packaging

In France, the national collection and recycling program for packaging is organized by Ecoemballage. Toshiba customers can dispose of their packaging waste at local packaging collection points or in dedicated disposal bins available in some municipalities.

For more information please contact:
Ecoemballage

Germany

Products

In Germany Toshiba customers can dispose of their old equipment at local municipal collection points.

For more information please contact:
ERP

Batteries

In Germany Toshiba customers can dispose of their used batteries free of charge at their local municipality or they can return their used batteries at retail locations where batteries are sold.

For more information please contact:
CCR

Packaging

In Germany Toshiba customers can dispose of their packaging waste free of charge at any local collection point, or they can use the dedicated disposal bins for packaging provided by their local authority.

For more information please contact:
BellandVision GmbH

Greece

Products

In Greece Toshiba customers can dispose of their old equipment free of charge at local municipal collection points or they can return their old IT and consumer equipment to the place where they purchase new equipment.

For more information please contact:
Ministry of the Environment, Energy & Climate Change

Batteries

For more information please contact:
AFIS

Packaging

In Greece the national collection and recycling program for packaging is the Hellenic Recovery & Recycling Corporation (HE.R.R.CO).

Hungary

Products

In Hungary, Toshiba customers can dispose of their old equipment free of charge at local municipal collection points or they can return their old IT and consumer equipment to the place where they purchase new equipment.

For more information please contact:
Ministry of Environment and Water or The National Directorate for the Environment, Nature and Water

Batteries

In Hungary, the national collection and recycling program for batteries is organized by the CCR Rebat Nonprofit Kft.

Packaging

In Hungary, the collection and recycling of product packaging is organized by Orszagos Hulladekgazd Ugynokseg (OHU).

Ireland

Products

In Ireland, the national collection and recycling program for IT and consumer equipment is organized by WEEE Ireland. Toshiba customers can return their old IT and consumer equipment free of charge to the place where they purchase new equipment, or they can dispose of their old equipment at local municipal collection points.

For more information please contact:
WEEE Ireland

Batteries

In Ireland, the collection and recycling of batteries is conducted the compliance scheme WEEE Ireland. Toshiba customers can dispose of their used batteries at their local municipality.

For more information please contact:
WEEE Ireland

Packaging

In Ireland, the national collection and recycling program for packaging is organized by Repak. Toshiba customers can dispose of their packaging waste at local packaging collection points or in dedicated disposal bins available in some municipalities.

For more information please contact:
Repak

Italy

Products

In Italy, consumer may hand old equipment at the municipality or any other collection points. Information, such as the address and opening hours of the waste collection point, can be found in the municipal guide or the website of your municipality.

For more information please contact:
Ministry of Environment, ERP Italy

Batteries

In Italy, the collection and recycling of batteries is conducted the compliance scheme ERP Italy. Toshiba customers can dispose of their used batteries at their local municipality.

For more information please contact:
ERP Italy

Packaging

In Italy, the national collection and recycling program for packaging is Conai. Toshiba customers can dispose of their packaging waste at local packaging collection points or in dedicated disposal bins available in some municipalities.

For more information please contact:
Conai

Latvia

Products

In Latvia, the collection and recycling program for IT and consumer equipment is organized by Latvia Green Electronics. Toshiba customers can dispose of their old equipment free of charge at local municipal collection points or they can return their old IT and consumer equipment to the place where they purchase new equipment.

For more information please contact:
Ministry of Environment.al Protection and Regional Development

Batteries

In Latvia, the collection and recycling of batteries is conducted the compliance scheme Latvia Zalais Electronics. Toshiba customers can dispose of their used batteries at their local municipality.

For more information please contact:
Latvia Zalais Electronics

Packaging

In Latvia Latvia Zla Josta provides collection and treatment of end of life product packaging. Toshiba customers should contact their local municipality to identify collection points.

Malta

Products

Consumer may hand old equipment at the municipality or any other collection points. Information, such as the address and opening hours of the waste collection point, can be found in the municipal guide or the website of your municipality.

For more information please contact:
Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA)

Batteries

For more information please contact:
Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA)

Packaging

For more information please contact:
Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA)

Netherlands

Products

In the Netherlands Toshiba customers can return their old IT and consumer equipment free of charge to the place where they purchase new equipment, or they can dispose of their old equipment at local municipal collection points.

For more information please contact:
WEEE NL

Batteries

In the Netherlands, the national collection and recycling program for used batteries is organized by Stibat. Toshiba customers can dispose of their used batteries free of charge at their local municipality or they can return their used batteries at retail locations where batteries are sold.

For more information please contact:
Stibat

Packaging

In Netherlands, Toshiba customers can dispose of their packaging waste at local packaging collection points or in dedicated disposal bins available in some municipalities.

For more information please contact:
Afvalfonds Verpakkingen

Norway

Products

Norway's national collection and recycling program for IT and consumer equipment is EL RETUR. Consumers can return their old IT and consumer equipment free of charge to the place where they purchase new equipment, or they can dispose of it at local municipal collection points.

Batteries

Toshiba customers can dispose of their spent batteries at the collection points including retailer and grocery stores and those set up by municipalities.

Packaging

For more information please contact your local municipality.

Poland

Products

In Poland, the national collection and recycling program for IT and consumer equipment is organized by several compliance schemes. Toshiba customers may hand old equipment at local municipality or any other collection points.

For more information please contact:
ElectroEko

Batteries

In Poland, the collection and recycling of batteries is conducted by different compliance schemes. Toshiba customers can dispose of their used batteries at their local municipality.

For more information please contact:
ElektroEko

Packaging

In Poland packaging compliance schemes provide collection and treatment of end of life product packaging. Toshiba customers should contact their local municipality to identify collection points.

For more information please contact:
Rekopol

Portugal

Products

In Portugal, the collection and recycling program for IT and consumer equipment is organized by ERP and AmB3E. Toshiba customers can return their old IT equipment free of charge to the place where they purchase new equipment, or they can dispose of their old equipment at local municipal collection points.

For more information please contact:
Amb3E or ERP
Ministry of Environment Spatial Planning and Energy, National Waste Institute

Batteries

Toshiba customers can dispose of their used batteries free of charge at their local municipality or they can return their used batteries at retail locations where batteries are sold.

Packaging

In Portugal, the national collection and recycling scheme for packaging is Ponto Verde. Toshiba customers can dispose of their packaging waste at local packaging collection points or in dedicated disposal bins available in some municipalities.

For more information please contact:
Ponto Verde

Romania

Products

In Romania consumer may hand old equipment at the municipality or any other collection points. Information, such as the address and opening hours of the waste collection point, can be found in the municipal guide or the website of your municipality.

For more information please contact:
Ministry of Environment and Climate Change

Batteries

For more information, please contact your local municipality.

Packaging

For more information please contact your local municipality.

Serbia

Products

In Serbia, the national collection and recycling program for IT and consumer equipment is organized by the compliance scheme Jugo-impex E.E.R. Toshiba customers may hand old equipment at local municipality or any other collection points.

Batteries

In Serbia, the collection and recycling of batteries is conducted the compliance scheme Jugo-impex E.E.R. Toshiba customers can dispose of their used batteries at their local municipality.

Packaging

In Serbia Papir Servis PHB provides collection and treatment of end of life product packaging. Toshiba customers should contact their local municipality to identify collection points.

Slovakia

Products

In Slovakia, the collection and recycling program for IT and consumer equipment is organized by SEWA and Asekol. Toshiba customers can return their old IT and consumer equipment free of charge to the place where they purchase new equipment, or they can dispose of their old equipment at local municipal collection points.

For more information please contact:
Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic

Batteries



For more information please contact your local municipality.

Packaging

For more information please contact your local municipality.

Slovenia

Products

In Slovenia, the collection and recycling program for IT and consumer equipment is organized by Slopak,. Toshiba customers can return their old IT and consumer equipment free of charge to the place where they purchase new equipment, or they can dispose of their old equipment at local municipal collection points.

For more information please contact:
Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning

Batteries

For more information please contact your local municipality.

Packaging

For more information please contact your local municipality.

Spain

Products

In Spain, the collection and recycling program for IT and consumer equipment is organized by ERP. Toshiba customers can dispose of their old equipment at local municipal collection points.

For more information please contact:
ERP
Ministry of Industry and Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment and at regional level (Madrid) Department of Environment of regional authority.

Batteries

Toshiba customers can dispose of their used batteries free of charge at their local municipality or they can return their used batteries at retail locations where batteries are sold.
For more information please contact:
ERP

Packaging

Toshiba customers can dispose of their used packaging free of charge at their local municipality.

For more information please contact:
Ecoembes

Sweden

Products

In Sweden, national collection and recycling program is called El-Kretsen operating under the name Elretur for local authorities. Toshiba customers can dispose of their old IT and consumer equipment at any municipal collection point. IT dealers do not accept equipment for recycling, but they must provide customers with the location of the nearest collection point.

Batteries

Toshiba customers can turn in all spent batteries to the municipality's collection system or to retail outlets that take in batteries.

Packaging

In Sweden the national collection and recycling program for packaging is organized by REPA. Toshiba customers can dispose of their packaging waste at local packaging collection points or in dedicated disposal bins available in some municipalities.

Switzerland

Products

In Switzerland, national collection and recycling program for IT and consumer equipment is SWICO. Customers can return their old IT and consumer equipment free of charge to any dealer, regardless of whether they purchase similar equipment from that dealer. They can also dispose of old equipment at local municipal collection points, which can restrict access to registered residents of the municipality.

For more information please contact:
SWICO

Batteries

Toshiba customers can dispose of their used batteries free of charge at every retail locations where batteries are sold or at some local municipality.

Packaging

In Switzerland, the collection of paper and cardboard is organized by the local communities.

For more information please contact your local municipality.

United Kingdom

Products

In U.K., our obligated collection and recycling program for consumer electronics and IT and consumer equipment is organized by REPIC. Toshiba customers can dispose of their old equipment free of charge at local municipal collection points or they can return their old IT and consumer equipment to the place where they purchase new equipment.

For more information please visit www.responsible-recycling.co.uk which provides details on collection points plus electronic and household waste.

Further information can also be obtained from your local authority or at www.recycle-more.co.uk.

Batteries

Toshiba has partnered with REPIC for battery take back and customers can dispose of their used batteries free of charge at every collection and retail locations with the appropriate collection containers or at some local municipality.

Packaging

In the U.K. the national collection and recycling program for packaging is Valpak. Toshiba customers can dispose of their packaging waste at local packaging collection points or in dedicated disposal bins available in some municipalities.