Thank you for choosing our product. As part of our commitment to environmental sustainability and in compliance with the E-Waste (Management) Rules 2022 in India, we have launched the E- Waste Management program to responsibly recycle all obsolete, damaged, and end-of-life water heater products.
This program is applicable for Racold brand water heaters and outlines the necessary steps to handle its end-of-life responsibly, according to the E-Waste (Management) Rules 2022 in India. E-waste consists of discarded electrical or electronic devices, and it is essential to manage it properly to minimize environmental impact and protect public health.
- Understanding E-Waste
Electronic waste includes devices that have reached their end-of-life or are no longer in use. Such products contain hazardous materials like lead, mercury, cadmium, and other toxic substances that can pose serious health and environmental risks if not disposed of correctly.
- Responsibilities of the Consumer
As a responsible consumer, you play a crucial role in ensuring proper e-waste management. Here are the guidelines to follow:
Do Not Discard: Do not throw away this product with regular household waste or garbage.
Reuse: If the product is still functional and can be used by others, consider donating or selling it to extend its lifespan.
Recycle: When the product reaches its end-of-life or becomes non-functional, kindly take it to the designated collection points or CPCB (Central Pollution Control Board) authorized e-waste recyclers for proper recycling.
- Collection and Recycling
To comply with the E-Waste (Management) Rules 2022, we have set up a system to collect and recycle our products responsibly. Please follow these steps:
- Step 1: When your water heater reaches its end-of-life or becomes non-functional, remove any personal data or sensitive information from the device following the manufacturer's instructions.
- Step 2: Contact our customer support team or our Recycling Partner-ELIMA (ELifecycle Management Pvt. Ltd.)’s Toll Free Number: 1800-2020-375 or visit our website to find the nearest authorized collection points or recycling centers.
- Step 3: Hand over the product to any authorized e-waste collection centre or recycling facility.
- Authorized E-Waste Recyclers
It is essential to ensure that the e-waste from this product is handled by authorized recyclers. Refer to the list of authorized recyclers provided by the government or contact our customer support for information on approved recycling facilities.
- Environmental Impact
By following the e-waste management guidelines, you contribute to reducing the environmental impact and prevent hazardous substances from entering the ecosystem. Proper recycling of e-waste allows valuable resources to be recovered and reused, promoting a circular economy.
- Regulatory Compliance:
E-Waste Management Rules 2022 (India):
The product complies with the E-Waste Management Rules 2022 in India. Please follow the guidelines outlined in this manual for proper e-waste management.
The product is manufactured in compliance with the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directive, ensuring a reduction in hazardous materials.
- Manufacturer's Commitment
As a responsible manufacturer, we are committed to complying with the E-Waste (Management) Rules 2022 and promoting the sustainable management of e-waste. We actively work towards minimizing the environmental impact of our products throughout their lifecycle.
Thank you for being a responsible consumer and for choosing our product. By adhering to the E-Waste (Management) Rules 2022 in India, you play a vital role in safeguarding the environment and public health. For any queries or assistance related to e-waste management, feel free to contact our customer support team.
Together, let's contribute to a greener and cleaner future for India.