Circulating valuable materials

By recycling discarded electrical and electronic equipment it is ensured that the materials they contain can be reused. 


Electrical and electronic devices and other equipment contain many valuable materials such as metals that can be reused by recycling. For example, 99 % of the materials a contemporary laptop contains can be used again.

Health & Environment

Especially old electrical and electronic devices might contain substances harmful to the health and environment. The same substances can be used for manufacturing new equipment, when recycled with the best available technology.

Information security 

Producer organisations are responsible for the secure processing of the data equipment returned to the official reception points. Please consult your retailer about the possibility to return discarded data equipment into a locked data-SER container.




  • 1. Elker is a reliable service provider with over 10 years of experience in the field.
  • 2. Elker is always up-to-date on the latest obligations set out in the EU's WEEE directive and the corresponding obligations of the Finnish legislation.
  • 3. Elker organises the recycling processes of electrical and electronic equipment efficiently.
  • 4. Elker's WEEE recycling processes are sustainable and safe.
  • 5. The WEEE collected is mainly recycled in Finland, according to strict safety regulations and processes.
  • 6. Elker is part of a European-wide joint venture network that enables the producers to settle the WEEE and battery & accumulator requirements and take care of the responsibilities also in Norway and Switzerland, in addition to most of the EU countries.