Recolight is selected as finalist for national recycling award

Recolight selected as finalist for the National Recycling Awards

Recolight is delighted to be selected as a finalist for the MRW National Recycling Awards 2015.  Recolight is one of eight shortlisted companies in the Resource Management Business of the Year category. The National Recycling Awards 2015 recognise and highlight the excellence and innovation present throughout the recycling...

Changes in classification of lighting equipment as B2B or B2C

The Government has now updated its guidance on how Producers should decide if products are classified as Household (B2C),or Non-Household (B2B) under the WEEE regulations. Recolight has provided further guidance to its members. The change has implications for lighting producers. For luminaire producers, some products will fall out...

Dual Use – for a fairer WEEE system

The Government has announced that it intends to implement ‘dual use’ in WEEE recycling.  The key change will be to classify products likely to be used by both businesses and consumers as household. The effect of this change is to further improve the WEEE legislation,...

Recolight’s CEO to speak at LuxLive 2014 on new WEEE legislation

Nigel Harvey, CEO of Recolight, the leading UK WEEE compliance scheme for lamps, will be speaking at LuxLive 2014, discussing the key changes and consequences of the new Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment regulations. The presentation will take place at Tech Theatre Two at 1.00pm...

WEEE: The JTA Compliance Fee Mechanism

The following press release has been issued by the JTA. The Joint Trade Associations (JTA) has revealed further details of the mechanism it has proposed to the Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) to calculate the WEEE compliance fee. The JTA has provided BIS with a...

Industry calls on all lamp producers to offer free lamp recycling

Industry calls on all lamp producers to offer free lamp recycling

A survey commissioned by Recolight has shown that 95.1 per cent of respondents think that all lamp producers should be required to offer free recycling. Recolight, the leading WEEE compliance scheme for the lighting industry, partnered with Voltimum to assess industry opinions on lamp recycling. There...

Delegated User Arrangements

Recolight currently provides those UK lamp recyclers who chose to respond to a tender in 2012, with a capped subsidy for waste lamps they collect from their own customers.  This subsidy is known as Delegated User Arrangements, or DUA.  From 1 January 2015, the Recolight...

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