International ewaste day

International E-waste day powered by WEEE Forum

The 14th October marks International e-waste day, a day to raise awareness about the importance of recycling your waste electrical items responsibly. The event, organised by the WEEE Forum, an international association of non-profit and sector-mandated e-waste collection schemes, brings together e-waste stakeholders across the...

Raising consumer awareness for WEEE recycling

Material Focus has published  new research that provides a complete and in-depth overview of the amount of electricals sold and electrical waste generated in the UK, across households and businesses. Key findings of the research have identified that: A total of 1.65 million tonnes of electricals...

Specifiers should work the WEEE system to get waste lighting recycled free of charge

Work the WEEE system to get FREE lamp recycling

Specifiers should work the WEEE system to get waste lighting recycled free of charge The roll out of LED luminaires continues as more companies and organisations seek to reduce the energy consumption of their lighting. That means more and more traditional light fittings and fluorescent lamps...

be bright recycle your light

Be bright, recycle your light

Recolight recycle lamps, lots of them.  Since 2007 we’ve funded the recycling of over 300 million. This is enough to fill over 10 Albert Halls. We have managed to do this because we were set up as a not-for-profit WEEE Compliance Scheme by the lighting industry...

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Where next for WEEE?

UK WEEE collections have fallen short of targets for the last three years and revised POPs constraints could impact on recycling levels. How could the regulations be changed to reverse this decline? What options should the Government consider when they consult on revisions to the...

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