Recolight, the UK’s leading lighting WEEE compliance scheme, has set a target to be net zero carbon by 2030.

Recolight sets ambitious goal to be net zero carbon by 2030

Recolight, the UK’s leading lighting WEEE compliance scheme, has set a target to be net zero carbon by 2030.  The target, agreed by the Recolight board in January, will cover all Recolight’s operations. Commenting on the news, Recolight CEO Nigel Harvey said “As a recycling compliance scheme,...

Recolight announce record new member growth for WEEE compliance _press release 26 Jan 2021

Recolight announce record new member growth for WEEE compliance

During 2020, a total of 18 companies joined the Recolight WEEE scheme.  And from the beginning of 2021, another three companies have transferred to Recolight from other schemes. The three companies transferring their compliance to Recolight from January are ZG Lighting UK, who supply brands which...

Wholesalers must provide an instore takeback service

WEEE: mandatory takeback requirements for wholesalers

From the beginning of January 2021, most wholesalers and retailers selling new electrical products that could be used by consumers (and that includes virtually all lamps) must provide an instore takeback service, when they sell new products. The Distributor Takeback Scheme (DTS) used to allow distributors...

Member States putting legislative solutions in place to prevent non-compliant sales through online marketplaces

Legislative solutions to prevent non-compliant sales through online marketplaces

On 9 December, over 150 participants attended a webinar organised by EucoLight, the European Association of lighting WEEE compliance scheme.  The theme was “National approaches to prevent non-compliant sales through online marketplaces - Extended producer responsibility free riding”.  Attendees included representatives from ten Member State...

lighting's replaceable future_Recolight hosted panel discussion_6 November 2020_summary

Luminaire design for a circular economy | Panel discussion

A series of Recolight webinars looking at lighting and the circular economy have heard from experts across the lighting industry. They covered legislation for lighting, circular economy principles implemented in product design by manufactures, and challenged the industry to be more sustainable. These webinars just scratched...

Eucolight webinar 9 December 2020 _ National approaches to prevent non-compliant sales through online marketplaces

Non-compliant sales through online marketplaces | EucoLight Webinar

National approaches to prevent non-compliant sales through online marketplaces The high level of product sold through online marketplaces that is not compliant with extended producer responsibility legislation is well established.  The Covid-19 pandemic has further exacerbated the problem, as the growth in online sales has accelerated. A...

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