storing and handling waste batteries

Why waste batteries must be handled with great care

Provided batteries have not been exposed to physical or electrical abuse and are treated with appropriate respect, they are usually safe to store and handle. However, batteries do pose several serious risks including fire, explosion, chemical and heat burns, poisoning, serious electric shock and dangers...

WEEE compliance – why lamp recycling should be free for end users

The WEEE regulations require producers of electrical equipment to take responsibility for recycling their products at the end of life. This is known as Extended Producer Responsibility. Since the early 1990's Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) has proven to be a vital tool in increasing recycling rates....

More than just lamp recycling

Recolight provide a free lamp recycling service for all lighting in scope of the WEEE regulations. This is not just fluorescent tubes, but all types of fluorescent lamps and LED lamps too. Battery and Electrical waste recycling Recolight provide a collection and recycling service for more than lamps...

EucoLight conference highlights challenges faced for WEEE lighting

Delegates from 18 lighting WEEE compliance schemes and their lighting producer board members met at the second EucoLight Conference in Bratislava to discuss and share insight into challenges faced with the WEEE lighting. Mr. Marián Stryček, WEEE expert at the Ministry of the Environment of the...

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