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Old 12 October 2018, 04:24   #1
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disposal of PLB's

I have a new PLB as the old one has now passed its battery life, (and cost of battery replacement makes it a better option to buy a new one) so question is what is best method of disposing of old PLB ?
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Old 12 October 2018, 05:08   #2
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I have a new PLB as the old one has now passed its battery life, (and cost of battery replacement makes it a better option to buy a new one) so question is what is best method of disposing of old PLB ?
WEEE regulations suggest the supplier of the new unit should have taken the old one back.
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Old 12 October 2018, 06:27   #3
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I guess you need to inform the MCA
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Sell it on ebay. someone will pay more than the postage - either because they can (or believe they can) change the battery cheaper than published prices or because they are willing to take a punt on it working for another few years anyway. BUT as above make sure you tell MCGA.
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