open scope and the WEEE regulations

The WEEE Regulations have got bigger!

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 out of scope. In January 2019, The Regulations moved...

Cliffe Tribe Casambi

500th trip for lighting exec who lets train take the strain

A lighting industry executive who travels by public transport for sustainability reasons has just completed his 500th national trip by train. Despite the fact that Cliffe Tribe, UK specification sales manager for wireless controls brand Casambi, regularly criss-crosses the country visiting customers, he declined a company...

End Cat A lighting campaign

Campaign aims to stop waste lighting from Cat A fit outs

A campaign to stop waste lighting from Cat A fit outs has been launched. The pressure group – a lighting industry initiative – aims to highlight the continuing scrapping of new and nearly-new office luminaires at the start of tenancies and share information about sustainable alternatives. It...

self portrait bicester village

Womenswear brand specifies 3D and bio spotlights

The womenswear brand self-portrait has used 3D-printed and bio plastic spotlights at its latest outlet in Bicester Village. Sustainability was said to be central to the brief to interior designer and architectural practice IDL Group, which specified the 3D printed high efficiency Nort GS and Colt...

‘Find data on modules and drivers’ urge environmental experts

‘Find data on modules and drivers’ urge environmental experts

The lighting industry must urgently fill in the data gaps relating to luminaires’ environmental impact if it is to have useful and comparable information with which to base specifying decisions, says a study by three sustainability experts. A ‘key gap’ identified by the paper written by...

Stoane ZTA KIng's Award

Stoane celebrates double win in King’s Awards

Stoane Lighting is this week celebrating winning a King’s Award for Enterprise  and a King’s Award for Sustainable Development. In a statement, the Scottish manufacturer said it was ‘very proud’ of the double achievement. ‘Seeking acknowledgement for both Sustainable Development and for Innovation in the same...

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