WEEE has got bigger_open scope and what it means

WEEE Compliance and what is in scope of the WEEE Regulations

Changes to the WEEE Regulations in 2019 The WEEE Regulations have applied to a closed scope of products since 2007. Unless a product was listed in the fourteen categories, then they were out of scope. A specific exclusion meant that household luminaires were also of scope. In...

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Recolight looks forward to new WEEE system

At an event to mark the 12th anniversary of the commencement of the WEEE regulations in the UK, Recolight CEO Nigel Harvey took the opportunity to recommend changes to the system. “Over the last three years, there has been a material decline in the tonnage of...

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EucoLight elects new Board of Directors

 At their General Assembly held on 12 April in Copenhagen, Denmark, EucoLight members elected a new Board of Directors, for a 2 year-term. The new Board appointed its members to the following roles: Mr Hervé Grimaud, Deputy Managing Director of ESR (France) as Chair of EucoLight; ...

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Impact of Waste Packaging Consultation on Lighting Producers

The government has recently launched a major review of waste packaging legislation. The proposals could result in producer costs for waste packaging increasing up to ten times, by 2023.  The Government’s objective is to ensure that producers pay the full cost of the collection and...

Recolight welcomes new Defra proposals to tackle non compliant online market places

Recolight welcomes new Defra proposals to tackle non-compliant product sold through online marketplaces

WEEE scheme Recolight has warmly welcomed new proposals from Defra to make online marketplaces responsible for compliance with producer responsibility legislation. Defra’s consultation to reform the system for waste packaging identifies the “growing problem of non-compliance through online marketplaces”.   Research undertaken by Recolight, and others, undoubtedly...

Recolight WEEE experts are here to guide you

The WEEE Regulations were introduced to the UK in 2007. Their purpose is to make sure Electrical &  Electronic Equipment, EEE, is recycled, keeping this harmful waste stream from landfill. For Waste EEE, we get WEEE. Recolight has been recycling WEEE lighting since 2007. We have a team of...

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Responsible WEEE recycling by Recolight

In light of a recent press article about the illegal export of electrical waste, Recolight offer assurance to you that all our waste is collected and treated responsibly within the UK. Recolight use authorised waste treatment plants. Our recycling and logistics operators comply with the...

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