WEEE containing POPs must be sent to a specialist waste electricals recycler

POPs in WEEE

The plastic in most waste electricals, apart from streetlighting, contain hazardous flame retardants.  That means it is an offence to try to recycle them as scrap metal. They must be sent to a specialist waste electricals recycler. The flame retardants in question are regarded as...

How can the lighting industry become Net Zero?

The next Recolight Webinar on 27 May will discuss how the lighting industry can move to net zero. Skeates , Senior Sustainability & Compliance Manager for Sky, and Nigel Harvey , CEO at Recolight. “Sharing what we have learned so far Published by:  ...

How to go net zero - A lighting manufacturer’s guide _ Lighting for a Circular Economy_Recolight Webinar 27 May 2021

How can the lighting industry become Net Zero?

The next Recolight Webinar on 27 May will discuss how the lighting industry can move to net zero. An increasing number of companies have committed to it. A few have already got there.. Others are planning it. So what must a lighting company do to become...

Replaceable lighting_April 2021_Recolight webinar series_Lighting and the Circular Economy SUMMARY

Lighting industry broadly welcomes Ecodesign legislation

Recolight panel discussion  The lighting industry has broadly welcomed new legislation which seeks to bring back the replaceable light source. However, many had concerns over how the market for replacement components would work in practice. Over 150 attendees from across the industry tuned in to listen to...

WEEE and how to dispose of responsibly

How to dispose of your waste electrical & electronic items responsibly

In the UK there is an increased awareness of the need to recycle to protect our environment. Business customers are increasingly adopting corporate social responsibility and environmental policies.  This  means they will want to be confident that their waste is being disposed of correctly. Contractors...

Wholesalers and WEEE recycling

Wholesalers & benefit of offering a WEEE recycling service

An increased awareness of the need to recycle to protect our environment has seen many businesses adopting corporate social responsibility and environmental policies. This means they will want to be confident that their waste is being disposed of correctly. Electrical distributors and wholesalers who can demonstrate...

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