Just under half of electrical contractors require better solutions for storing used fluorescent tubes. Whilst one in four acknowledges that the lack of fit for purpose solutions is compromising their recycling habits and compliance with the WEEE Directive.
A survey polled for Pipekit, an independent plastic pipe distributor, revealed that 40% of electrical contractors still rely on boxes or just leave tubes loose in vans prior to disposal. Despite the risk of tubes easily breaking and not being able to recycle them safely or at all.
Asked why, 50% cited a lack of readily available, fit for purpose storage solutions, as the main reason.