Reporting to the authorities
Collection points throughout Austria
Pick-up service for WEEE
Recycling and environmentally compatible disposal
Defective PV modules must be collected and processed in a manner complying with the WEEE Ordinance, as must power stores and power inverters.
Anybody placing waste electric and electronic equipment (WEEE) – including photovoltaic equipment – on the market in Austria for the first time must comply with the WEEE Ordinance regulation: this applies to Austrian producers, importers, dealers and installers who purchase the equipment directly from abroad. The following obligations must be met:
We offer manufacturers and importers of, and dealers in, photovoltaic modules a legally compliant solution for the proper disposal of PV modules.
Our services package includes:
If you are an end user and want to get rid of a defective PV module, please contact the supplier from whom you have obtained the modules. UFH is a qualified collector but its advisory and informational services on how to handle disposal are limited to domestic producers, importers, dealers, and fitters.