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WEEE, Electric and Electronic

WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) are among the most popular kind of waste: smartphones, tablets, computers, etc. They fill our everyday life and have a very short life.

They are mainly made of non-biodegradable substances that can damage the environment. If not disposed of, they can cause environmental pollution with effects also on human health.

D.Lgs. 49/2014 about WEEE has provided that all electrical and electronic devices should not be disposed of in the normal urban solid waste stream, but should follow a collection, recovering and recycling of the materials of which they are composed.

Cabro S.p.A. recovers and recycles precious metals such as Gold, Silver and Palladium used to make electronic circuits and hardware components, bringing them to new life and using them as their starting elements for the production of galvanic salts, decorative itemsnanoproducts and conductive pastes.

Recovery of these materials, currently possible with eco-sustainable and low costs methods, is a green solution to WEEE disposal and at the same time a valuable source of recovery.

Recovered Metals

  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Platinum
  • Palladium
  • Copper

Recovery From

  • RAEE 1
  • RAEE 2
  • RAEE 3
WEEE are disposed of and recycled according to the current waste management regulations defined by the "WEEE Decree", namely D.Lgs. 49 (Implementing Directive 2012/19 / EU on such types of waste).

Cabro S.p.A. recovers and refines precious metal materials and can also collect them throughout the Italian territory thanks to its own means of transportation and ADR licensed staff.
  • Electronic boards 
  • Electronic components
  • Golden and Palladium-made contacts
  • Thermocouples (ex: Pt 90% - Rh 10%)
  • Silver-based sintered materials (Ag, AgC, AgNi, AgW)
  • Silver alloys (AgCu)
  • Electrical contact materials suche as tapes, wires and plates  
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Cabro S.p.A.

Via Setteponti, 141

52100 Arezzo (AR)

Tel. +39 0575 984 442

Fax. +39 0575 382 763

Cabro Recovery & Refining
Zona Industriale San Zeno - Strada A 34-36
52100 AREZZO
Tel. +39 0575 99494
Fax. +39 0575 959190