ILM (Highland)
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Our fully authorised WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) centre

At our Alness site, we have:

  • bulk storage and transfer facilities
  • workshops for the repair and re-use of appliances
  • local retail outlets for re-usable products from bulky waste
  • facilities for dismantling items to send elsewhere for further reprocessing
  • partnerships with specialist organisations to re-process particular items, such as those containing precious metals or hazardous waste

We currently provide a disposal service to nationally accredited standards throughout the Highlands and north east Scotland for local producers and manufacturers, retailers and local authorities. WEEE is collected from all over the north of Scotland and our operation now extends into the central belt of Scotland.

The site’s entire operation is fully licenced to deal with all categories of WEEE.   We are holders of the following Licences:

1.  Waste Management Licence (No. WML/L/1018845)
2.  AATF Licence (No. WEE/SE0716PA/ATF)
3.  Waste Carriers Licence (No: PCT-N-018)

What items does ILM deal with?

ILM (Highland) deals with items which the WEEE Directive does not permit to go into landfill sites as well as bulky items from bulky waste collection sites:

  • large and small household appliances
  • IT and communication equipment
  • TVs, videos, hi-fis, etc
  • lighting
  • electrical and electronic toys
  • tools
  • sports and leisure equipment
  • medical devices monitoring and control equipment
  • automatic dispensers

What we have for sale in our retail outlet

ILM has its retail outlet from which it sells refurbished electrical appliances at its Head Office:

ILM (Highland)
Unit 1G
Teaninich Industrial estate
IV17 0XS
Tel: 01349 884774

We have a range of electrical appliances including washing machines from £90, washer dryers from £120, tumble dryers from £70, cookers from £80, fridges from £70, fridge freezers from £85, dishwashers from £75, televisions from £150 and vacuum cleaners from £40.

All appliances come with a three month back to base warranty.

Our client base includes:

1. The general public
2. Other social enterprises and charities throughout Scotland
Where will the waste equipment come from?

We collect waste appliances from:

  • local authority civic amenity sites
  • bulky waste collection services
  • local manufacturers
  • retail take-back schemes

Who will benefit?

  • Communities – second hand appliances, electrical equipment and furniture is a valuable resource for families and individuals on low incomes. Transform will also provide a supported training scheme for people who need extra support and training prior to entering full-time employment.
  • Other social enterprises and charities that help provide disadvantaged people with household furniture and electrical appliances to improve their quality of life.
  • Local Economy – through job creation and the provision of training and work experience posts- 11 new jobs and up to 20 supported training placements
  • The Environment – The reuse and recycling of electrical equipment and their component parts reduces consumerism, reduces the amount of waste going to landfill and promotes a healthier environment

Business WEEE

In addition to consumer generated WEEE, ILM (Highland) also collects and deals with business related waste electrical appliances. This may include IT Equipment, monitors and televisions, photocopiers, fax machines, telephones and heating appliances.

ILM (Highland) provides a professional and fully authorised route for businesses to dispose of WEEE in a safe, environmental and legal way. We can collect from your site or alternatively items can be delivered direct to ILM’s Designated Collection Facility at Alness.

Gate fees and charges will apply depending on the items for disposal and their location.

For more information and to discuss your requirements contact:

Kenny Horsfield
Tel: 01349 884774
Mobile: 07783662374


ILM (Highland)