WEEE Directive (2002/96/EC)
The Waste Electrical and ElectronicEquipment Directive (WEEE) applies to companies that manufacture, sell, distribute, recycle or treat electricaland electronic equipment and to consumers in the E.U. It covers all large and smallhousehold appliances, IT equipment,radio and audio equipment, electricaltools and telecommunications equipment. The Directive aims to reduce the wastearising from electrical and electronicequipment and to improve the environmentalperformance of all those involved in thelife cycle of these products.
RoHS Directive (2002/95/EC)
The Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS) Directive was passed into law bythe European Union (E.U.). It affects manufacturers, sellers, distributors and recyclers of electrical and electronic equipment containing lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chrome,polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE). After July 1, 2006 the use of these materials will be banned in new products sold in Europe.The RoHS Directive complements the WEEE Directive.
STL are implementation of this
Directive follows a specific timetable.Also committed to protecting people and the environment and we are working on identifying any materials used in our processes that could pose a potential hazard to our employees, customers or the environment.