ABB offers solutions to satisfy environmental requirements which meet local legislation, regulations, and public demands. In line with these regulations ABB takes care of the proper disposal and recycling of installed or returned parts when replacing and old product with a retrofit kit
• Extended switchgear’s lifetime
• Recycle the material of the replaced product
• Reduce environmental impact (waste minimization)
For the countries where it is applicable, ABB manages the decommissioning of the WEEE: ABB wants to promote awareness of the importance of minimizing the environmental impact: When replacing a circuit-breaker with a retrofit, ABB can manage, with the approval of the customer and with the support of local certified partners, the pick-up of the ABB WEEE material.