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How to recycle Samsung products

We all have a responsibility to ensure that electronic products are properly disposed of at the end of their lives. Recycling electronics conserves natural resources and minimizes the environmental impact of improper disposal. Please return your Samsung product for recycling when it reaches the end of its useful life. Details on how you can return unwanted products are set out below:

How to recycle Samsung products in countries

Europe

In Europe, recycling of electrical products is covered by the WEEE Directive. In most EU countries electronic products can be returned for recycling through municipal waste sites or to a retailer if you are purchasing a replacement product. For more information about how to recycle Samsung products in your country, please follow the links for our contracted recycling organizations below:

Country Recycling scheme Country Recycling scheme
Austria ERP Netherlands NVMP
Belgium RECUPEL ICT Milieu
Czech Republic Asekol Poland ElektroEko
Electrowin Portugal AMB3E
Denmark El Retur Slovakia Envidom
Finland SERTY SEWA
France EcoSystemes Spain ERP
Germany NOEX Ecotic
Hungary Elektro-Coord Sweden El Kretsen
Ireland ERP Switzerland SWICO
Italy Remedia UK ERP
Latvia Latvijas Zalais Punkts

USA

For information about our electronics recycling program in the U.S., please visit the following link:
www.samsung.com/recyclingdirect

Canada

For information about our electronics recycling program in Canada, please visit the following link:
pages.samsung.com/ca/green/English/

Korea

For information about our electronics recycling program in Korea, please visit the following link:
www.envico.or.kr

Japan

For information about our electronics recycling program in Japan, please visit the following link:
- Household Appliance Recycling www.rkc.aeha.or.jp
- Household PC Recycling www.pc3r.jp

Mobile phones

For information about how to return unwanted mobile phones for recycling, please follow the Green Management link from the Samsung Mobile website: Visit www.samsungmobile.com.

Printer Cartridges

The Samsung Takeback and Recycling (S.T.A.R) Programme offers customers a take-back service for printer cartridges. Click on the link below to find out how you can return your cartridges free of charge. Visit www.samsung.com/printer/star