Recycling Programs - Netherlands

Battery Recycling

For battery collection and recycling information go to

WEEE User Information

Users of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) with the WEEE marking per Annex IV of the WEEE Directive must not dispose of end of life EEE as unsorted municipal waste, but use the collection framework available to them for the return, recycle, recovery of WEEE and minimize any potential effects of EEE on the environment and human health due to the presence of hazardous substances.

WEEE From Private Households (Consumers)

Consumers can leave their IT-products free of charge at waste collection points that are provided by local government. Contact your local municipality to identify collection points or the following contact. Vereniging ICT Nederland
Postbus 623, 3440 AP Woerden
Vijzelmolenlaan 12, 3447 GX Woerden
The Netherlands
+31(0)348-493640 (tel)
+31(0)348-482288 (fax) + click on "ICT Milieu" at the bottom
Contact: Ms. Marian Oppelaar

WEEE From Other than Private Households (Business)

For electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) put on the market after August 13, 2005 and EEE put on the market before August 13, 2005 that is part of a 1:1 replacement sale, Lenovo has contracted with EARN to collect and treat this qualified WEEE from businesses. Businesses should visit the EARN link at to complete the submission form and make arrangements for the collection and treatment of this qualified WEEE.

For EEE put on the market before August 13, 2005 that is not part of a 1:1 replacement sale, businesses are responsible and should consider the following Asset Recovery Solutions offering.

Lenovo Asset Recovery Services

Lenovo offers Asset Recovery Services (ARS) to business customers to help manage their end-of-life technology equipment by providing PC take-back, data destruction, refurbishment and recycling. Lenovo also offers additional services including inventory, value assessment, on-site de-installation and data encryption. This service gives customers an end-to-end solution from Lenovo from the point of computer purchase to take-back and disposal. Lenovo's expertise in managing the end-of-life computers can help customers eliminate the time and expense of managing the disposal of surplus or replaced equipment themselves. Additionally upon request, Lenovo can facilitate donation of the old computers or can help customers receive cash back for them.

Businesses interested in using these services should contact their local Lenovo Sales Representative. For more information on Lenovo Asset Recovery Services (ARS) please click here.