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FIFO's FREE Disposable Vape Recycling Initiative

Electronic waste poses a significant threat to the environment due to the harmful chemicals and non-biodegradable materials present in these products. When disposed of improperly, disposable vapes can release hazardous toxins into the soil and water, polluting ecosystems and endangering wildlife. Vape recycling is a crucial step towards mitigating these environmental impacts.


Recycling vape devices not only prevents toxic substances from seeping into the environment but also helps in conserving valuable resources. By reusing materials such as metals and plastics found in disposable vapes, we can reduce the demand for virgin resources and cut down on energy consumption during the manufacturing process.


UK Disposable Vape Regulations


To address the growing concern about electronic waste, the UK government has implemented regulations to promote responsible e-waste management, including disposable vapes. According to a report by Material Focus, an independent research organization, 1.3 million disposable vapes are thrown away every week in the UK. Under these circumstances, businesses that produce or sell electronic devices are encouraged to take measures to support recycling efforts and minimize the environmental impact of their products.


As a responsible and environmentally conscious business, we fully support these regulations and have taken steps to help our clients with the recycling of disposable vapes.


Join Our Vape Recycling Scheme


We are thrilled to announce our new vape recycling scheme, an initiative designed to make vape recycling hassle-free for our valued customers. By participating in this program, you not only contribute to the preservation of our planet but also can maintain your revenue from the fast-selling product.

disposable vape recycling bin, showing a hand using a vape recycling bin Project Green wings, sponsored by Elux

Here's how our vape recycling scheme works:


1. FREE Vape Recycling Bins: We are providing free vape recycling bins to all FIFO customers who wish to recycle their disposable vapes. These bins are conveniently sized to take up small floor space, making it easy to collect customers' used vape devices. You can order your first bin here: https://www.fifouk.com/vape-recycling


2. Complimentary Bin Emptying: As part of the program, our team will empty your vape recycling bin for FREE on your regular store visit. This service ensures that your used disposable vapes are disposed of correctly and sent for recycling to certified facilities. You will also be able to book interim collection between visits: https://www.fifouk.com/vape-recycling


3. Available to All FIFO Customers: Our vape recycling scheme is available to all FIFO customers. Whether you are a loyal patron or a new customer, we encourage everyone to participate and contribute to a greener future.


At FIFO, we believe in the power of collective action to protect our environment. By joining our vape recycling scheme, you become an integral part of the solution to electronic waste and demonstrate your commitment to sustainability. Let's work together to make a positive impact on the planet and inspire others to follow suit.


Remember, each small action adds up to significant change. Together, we can create a cleaner, healthier, and more sustainable world for generations to come.

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