New legislation for lamps and light fittings

New lighting regulations

New UK lighting legislation is due for publication in the summer and will mirror EU legislation. The proposed UK legislation applies from 1st September and is expected to have a one month transition allowance. Lamps which cannot be placed on the market From  1st October 2021 Self-ballasted...

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...

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