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...

EucoLight Conference 2022 in Leuven

EucoLight Conference 2022 in Leuven

After two years of postponement, 60 delegates from 19 lighting WEEE compliance schemes have finally met for the EucoLight annual conference in Leuven hosted by the Belgian EucoLight member Recupel. This year, the conference was also available online for the members who could not make...

Circular Lighting Live is the UK’s first major event dedicated to sustainable lighting

Announcing Circular Lighting Live

  Recolight announce Circular Lighting Live, the UK’s first major in person event dedicated to sustainable lighting. It will take place on 22 September, at the Cavendish Centre, London. Established by Ray Molony, and Recolight, the lighting industry’s leading environmental compliance body, and supported by LightingEurope and...

More firms offer to buy back lights

Lighting firms offer to buy back lights

A RAFT OF lighting manufacturers are now offering to purchase luminaires after use. The Austrian architectural luminaire manufacturer Georg Bechter Licht has become the latest to offer a buy back service. It will take back its System Dot 28 range, pictured,  for €5 at the end...

Jesmond United Reform Church in Newcastle

Church lighting refurb proves you can have it all

A LIGHTING refurbishment project in the north of England has proved that by reusing the original luminaires, you can provide cost savings, quality improvements and environmental gains as well as better margins for the supplier. The track-and-spot lighting at the imposing Grade II listed Jesmond United...

WEEE Compliance

Producers of lighting equipment have an opportunity to review their WEEE scheme at the end of each year. The WEEE regulations require producers to commit to membership of a scheme for a whole calendar year.  But some of the WEEE schemes used by lighting producers...

lighting modules

Recolight workshops in Lighting product design for a Circular Economy

Recolight announce new series of workshops to help manufacturers embed circular economy principles in the design of lighting products. The one day in-person workshops will describe circular economy standards and specifications that companies can use to show the circularity of their products.  They will also provide...

The Circular Economy of Lighting - Recolight webinar

Recolight announce Circular Economy webinars for 2022

Recolight have confirmed dates for five new webinars in 2022, aimed at helping the lighting industry adopt circular economy principles. The webinars this year seek to move the focus from what needs to be done, to what’s actually being done now. Together with Ray Molony, who...

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