2017 WEEE collection target missed

2017 WEEE collection target missed Statistics published by Defra have suggested that the 2017 collection target for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) has been missed, with compliance schemes expecting a ‘seven figures’ compliance fee. However, some producer compliance schemes … Read More

EU Guidance Bring WEEE Definitions into Focus Whilst BIS Outlines Criteria for WEEE Compliance

Guidance published by the EU has caused confusion over items such as desktops PC’s and whether they should be classed as household and whether they count towards recycling targets. The Commission published a FAQ document on the 22nd of April … Read More

Luminaire Manufacturers, Producers and Distributors to Join WEEE Compliance Schemes

In order to achieve higher waste luminaire recycling rates throughout the UK, requests have been made for luminaire producers to join WEEE producer compliance schemes. Due to the waste management of luminaire products being largely unregulated, calls to join WEEE … Read More

Guidance on WEEE Regulations Issued by BIS

Businesses are prepared for the changes to the WEEE system by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). The WEEE Regulations 2013: Government Guidance Notes were released by the Department for BIS on the 1st of November for individuals … Read More