We Now Recycle Disposable Vapes
Do you vape and worry about the impact your disposable vapes have on the environment? If so, you might be asking yourself ‘How do I properly dispose of disposable vapes’.
Over the past few years, disposable vapes have become quite popular, with many newcomers and even some seasoned vapers increasingly resorting to these incredibly convenient throw-away devices. However, given that they are constructed of sturdy plastics and heavy metals, there are some worries that they aren’t the most environmentally responsible choice available.
So if you want to help the environment by recycling your old disposable vapes, you have come to the right spot because in this helpful piece, we will explain how to get rid of your disposable vapes the right way.
Disposable Vape Materials
Disposable vapes are simple machines with a minimal number of parts. The majority of them only feature a plastic shell, a battery, a small tank for storing liquid, a cotton wick, and a coil.
These devices have one drawback: despite their tremendous convenience, they weren’t exactly designed with the environment in mind. The components are built-in, which means they cannot be replaced, and the materials utilised to construct the gadgets are also highly challenging to recycle.
Eco-warriors need not worry, with a little work on your part, you can make sure that your vapes aren’t a disaster waiting to happen for the environment! Here is how to get rid of disposable vapes in the UK to lessen the environmental impact of your vaping (We say UK because other locations may have different advice).
How To Dispose Of Disposable Vapes
If you do not have much time, storing your disposable vapes until you have a good number saved up is one approach to make sure they are disposed of responsibly. Take your spent vapes to your neighbourhood recycling centre once you’ve amassed a respectable collection; they will be happy to dispose of them for you.
However, here at OX Vape, we are taking matters into our own hands. You can now bring your disposable vapes to our store located at 110 Broadway, Didcot, OX11 8AB. We are open seven days a week, so feel free to bring your used and empty disposable vapes into our store anytime.
Furthermore, we are incentivising the recycling of disposable vapes here at OX Vape by offering a £0.05 account credit per disposable vape returned. Do you have 10 empty disposable vapes? That will be £0.50 added to your account as credit.
More on this in the section below.
Account Credit and T&Cs
Account credit is stored both manually and by offline database. To return any empty or no longer working vape disposable, the person(s) must provide us with their full name, email and mobile number, this is so we can track and tally each disposable vape given to us.
Furthermore, this is a new initiative that OX Vape are taking on, and the organisation has the rights to change any legal information contained within the terms and conditions at any point of time, this includes the right to cancel the program at any time without notice.
- We currently accept the following disposable vape brands and models: Happy Vibes Twist 3500 Disposable Vape, SKE Crystal Bar Disposable Kit, Lost Mary BM600 Disposable Kit, Elf Bar Cigalike, Element Klik Klak, Aspire Oneup R1 Disposable Device, Elf Bar (600) Disposable Pod Kit and Geekvape Geek Bar (600) Disposable Pod Kit.
- For each disposable vape brought to us £0.05 (1 disposable vape = £0.05 account credit) of credit is put onto the person’s account. This credit is non-refundable, non-transferable and is tied to the account of which the person who has/had brought back the empty/obsolete disposable vape.
- UK Cartridges Ltd t/a OX Vape holds the right to cancel or pause this service at any given time with or without notice.
- All information recorded for this service (which includes names, dates, addresses, emails and mobile/landline numbers) will be kept confidential as per to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018. Additionally, no data will be passed on to third parties.
- There is no limit to how many empty disposable vapes you can return and there is no expiry for the credit on account.
- Lastly, this is an offline in-store only service – to return any of the listed disposable vapes, they must be returned to this address in-person: OX Vape, 110 Broadway, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 8AB.