The symbol shown here, and on the product, means that this product is classed as electrical or electronic equipment, and should not be disposed of with other household or commercial waste at the end of its working life. The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive (2002/96/EC) has been put in place to recycle products using the best available recovery & recycling techniques to minimise the impact on the environment, treat any hazardous substances, and avoid landfill disposal.