In addition to economic success, the quality of our products, work safety and health protection, we commit ourselves to an environmental policy which is targeted at lasting improvement in the field of environmental protection.
Implementation of our environmental policy is based upon the following guiding principles, which are associated with appropriately selected goals:
As a registered supplier Gossen Metrawatt GmbH undertakes to co-operate effectively with the national WEEE Clearing Agencies set up all over the European Union (in Germany: EAR), with these national WEEE authorities; the same applies to the national collection systems within the EU.Our WEEE registration number: DE 72794336
Our devices bear the registered company logo protected by copyright - as shown.
for all devices subject to WEEE as from 13/8/2005
The date of manufacture is established by the serial number and/or is indicated on the labels of GOSSEN METRAWATT products:
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of all devices subject to WEEE at the end of their life cycle (WEEE Product Category 9: monitoring and control instruments)
Directive 2012/19/EU is aimed at avoiding the waste of electrical and electronic devices.
Another objective is to promote the recycling, reuse or other exploitation of such devices.
The manufacturer must take all the necessary precautions for the collection, treatment and utilization of those devices sold from 13th August, 2005 onwards and listed in Appendix IA of the WEEE Directive.
The German government has summarized the directives under the Elektro- und Elektronikgerätegesetz (ElektroG) (German Electrical and Electronic Device Act).
The ElektroG took effect in March 2005.
In addition to these directives, international standards and guidelines (ISO) are being drafted on environmenally compatible product developments.
are provided at the following link