Recycling targets and the WEEE compliance fee explained

Each year the government sets national recycling targets for all streams of WEEE, including lamps. Each WEEE Producer Compliance Scheme receives a share of the target, based on the market share of its members in the prior year. Under or over target – the compliance fee If...

2016 recycling rate jumps ahead for lamps & luminaires

Recolight has welcomed a further increase in the UK’s annual waste lamp recycling rate.   Data recently released by the Environment Agency (EA) shows that the 2016 rate was 47.5% - up nearly 4% from 43.6% in 2015.  At the same time, the luminaire rate increased...

Recolight appoints Francesca Cameron to develop the Recolight network

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Recolight is pleased to announce the appointment of Francesca Cameron to develop the Recolight collection network. This new position has been created to promote the free lamp collection and recycling service offered by Recolight, the specialist WEEE compliance scheme for the...

Managing your lamp container and collections

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Waste lamps are fragile and unlike other WEEE need to be handled and stored with care to avoid breakage. Recolight provide extensive safety guidance for collection partners helping them stay compliant.    The Recolight RB19 lamp container The Recolight RB19 container design is based on lamp...

Recolight compliance scheme member satisfaction is high

A recent satisfaction survey of 31 Recolight WEEE Compliance Scheme Producer Members showed particularly high levels of satisfaction. The key findings of the report, which was prepared by an independent survey company, include: 86% said they have recommended or would recommend Recolight to others – up...

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