The aim of this website is to provide information to readers
about the link
between repairing appliances and protecting
our natural environment, with the
This link may seem far removed but through repairing and
caring for appliances,
the burden on waste landfill sites is
greatly reduced. How?
Quite simply by extending the life of the appliance rather
than throwing it away.
This means there is less pollution from hazardous substances
seeping into the
ground, less of our countryside is used for
waste disposal, biodiversity is
encouraged, and we can all
enjoy a healthier, greener environment with less
And so Europart thought of the name "Repair if you Care" to
promote this idea
to the consumer.
Indeed European legislation is demanding that industry as
well as consumers play
their part in preventing further
degradation of the environment - the Waste
Electronic Directive (WEEE) 2002/96/EC is a major step
this area. In conjunction with this Directive is
the Reduction of Hazardous
Both Directives can be read and
downloaded from the European Union's website;
www.europa.eu.int You can
also read more about under
the legislation heading.