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Verifone has a strong commitment to reduce electronic waste (e-waste). It is a top priority to ensure products we have sold are destroyed in a safe manner.

At Verifone India Sales Pvt. Ltd. we understand that electronic waste is a big threat to our environment, and it is our responsibility to take back the products we have sold and destroy them in a safe manner. Our company stands committed to follow the e-Waste management rule 2016 published by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoFF).

As part of our e-waste recycling initiative, we have partnered with Greentek Reman Pvt. Ltd., one of India’s leading Electronic Asset Management and Disposal Companies, to comply with e-Waste management and handling rules for providing environmentally sound management of end-of-life electronics.

Greentek Reman Pvt. Ltd. has obtained all the necessary authorization from the appropriate governmental agencies for their processing facilities and ensures proper recycling and disposal of e-waste. Greentek Reman Pvt. Ltd. has the “R2 certificate”, which means they proudly stand among the top 10 e-waste management companies in the country. Partnering with them helps us protect the environment from any hazardous consequences, which would be otherwise caused by the inappropriate management of e-waste.

In case of any queries regarding the proper disposal and/or recycling of electronics, consumers can contact the Greentek Reman Pvt. Ltd helpdesk toll-free on 1800-121-1788. A Greentek Reman Pvt. Ltd EPR specialist will attend to the requirement and provide the best possible solution for pickup of e-waste generated by you, through its logistic partner, within a committed timeline.

General Scheme of Collection

We, Verifone India Sales Pvt. Ltd., being the Seller/ Importer as per E-waste (management) Rules, 2016, always give priority to compliances and follow all regulations amended time to time by government authorities related to e-waste management.

Following are our General Collection Schemes:

  • Buy Back Schemes: We can buy back old and used products from our customers to recycle them with the help of the agreement with Dismantler / Recycler.
  • Cash Back Schemes: We can give cash back to the customers to encourage them to bring their old and used product to us and then we can recycle the material through agreement with Dismantler / Recycler.
  • Refundable Deposits: As of now we don’t have a refund scheme.
  • Collection Centers/Points: We can ask our customers to directly send their used products after end of life to our collection point for recycling.
  • E-Mails: We can create awareness among customers and help them to understand the importance of recycling their used products after end of life through educational emails.

These are the ways in which we plan to bring back used product from our customers after end of life.

Mode of Collections

  • We have partnered with Greentek Reman Pvt. Ltd. Recycler/Dismantler registered with UPPCB for management and dismantling/recycling of all our e-waste.
  • As a part of agreement Greentek Reman Pvt. Ltd. Recycler/Dismantler collects all our E-waste generated from the Collections points and disposes the same at their plant at Greater Noida (UP). Further, all process of recycling is done in an environmentally sound manner,
  • Greentek Reman Pvt. Ltd. (recycler/dismantler/ our e-waste management partner) is having all authorisation related to e-waste dismantling from UPPCB and having all consents related to Air/water. They have a capacity of 9000 MT per annum.
  • Greentek Reman Pvt. Ltd. has a total area of 5639 Square metres for storing of raw material, processing of raw material, storing of product and office space.
  • Keeping in view our sales volume and generation of e-waste as per our future e-waste targets and our expansion plan, we have decided to follow these mechanisms in our organisation for the collection of e-waste.
  • As per our agreement with Greentek Reman Pvt. Ltd. recycler/dismantler if any customer wants to handover their old products they can easily access a Collection point/centre (a detailed list is provided for download here) and give the EOL Products directly, or can call the Toll Free Number for Suggestion / Clarification as well as for arranging a pick up.
  • We shall use our recycler/dismantler’s logistics facility for the collection of e-waste.