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Data security concerns ‘hampering’ WEEE recycling

Data security concerns ‘hampering’ WEEE recycling Concerns over data security are preventing some consumers from recycling their broken and unused electrical products, according to a survey by the WEEE producer compliance scheme Repic. The survey, conducted in September 2017, asked … Read More

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WEEE collection drop puts targets in spotlight

WEEE collection drop puts targets in spotlight Let’s Recycle recently reported on the collections of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) and how collections have fallen in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the same period 12 months earlier. … Read More

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WRAP Report Reveals Circular Opportunities For WEEE

WRAP Report Reveals Circular Opportunities For WEEE Consumer appetite for circular business models, such as take back schemes, is growing, presenting the resources sector with new opportunities to work in partnership with electrical brands and retailers, according to new research … Read More

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Defra’s WEEE targets criticised by ESA

Defra’s WEEE targets criticised by ESA The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has been left disappointed after Defra rejected calls for higher UK WEEE collection targets and, in some categories, opted for lower increases than originally proposed. Defra has announced that the … Read More

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Don’t just bin your old Christmas lights! Recycle them!

 Don’t just bin your old Christmas lights! Recycle them! Fifteen percent of people surveyed by WEEE producer compliance scheme, REPIC, don’t know which electricals can be recycled. The 1st of December is less than a week away now, and majority … 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

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