How does Elker recycle?

We strive to use the best technology available and minimize impacts on environment in all our operations.

Elker collects WEEE from over 400 household reception points along with the reception points addressed to business products and companies. WEEE is packed and processed as close as possible to the place of origin of the waste to achieve optimally effective transportation.

Elker works in tight cooperation with 19 processors around Finland. All WEEE returned to Elker's reception points is processed mainly in Finland.

We require that the processors adhere to a standardised quality system e.g. ISO 14001 environmental system so that we can be sure of the quality of the operations. The operations comply with, and even surpass the requirements of laws and regulations, and is also cost-effective at the same time.




  • 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.