Learn about your WEEE obligations & recycling at LuxLive 2018

The WEEE Regulations are changing – more products are coming into scope This means that: November 2018 Producers who up to now have been exempt must join a WEEE Compliance scheme. January 2019 Producers of household luminairs and lighting accessories will need to start reporting to their WEEE...

RWM 2018 - visit Recolight on stand 4M32

RWM2018 – Talk to Recolight about all things WEEE

Recolight will be at RWM in September to talk to you about all the WEEE recycling services we now offer. With Recolight lamp recycling is free. This is because we operate as a non-profit WEEE compliance scheme for the lighting industry. We are funded by our...

The Recolight tender process

Recolight’s tender process is designed to achieve openness and fairness, consistent with good commercial outcomes. There are separate documented processes for both logistics and treatment tenders which detail all steps taken. A fair tender process acting on feedback Our logistics and treatment tender outcomes are determined by...

evolution of LEDs in EEE & WEEE

2002 Introduction of EU WEEE Directive 2007 Directive transposed into UK WEEE Regulations - It was all about fluorescent lamps 2010 Integrated LED luminaires start to appear-  retail sector and hospitality early adopters 2012 LEDs included in scope of recast WEEE directive 2014 LED is a huge lighting industry success story:  Start of mass...

lux awards designing for a circular economy

Lighting for a Circular Economy – LUX Awards 2018

A circular approach seeks to minimise both the quantity of virgin raw materials needed and the quantity of waste produced. To achieve this, products, their components, and the materials from which they are made, need to be kept in use and circulation longer by manufacturers and...

EucoLight conference for lighting WEEE Producer Compliance Schemes

Delegates from 18 lighting WEEE compliance schemes and their lighting producer board members come together for the third EucoLight Conference in April. On the agenda is the challenge of LED recycling. The conference is hosted by LightRec, the Dutch Producer Compliance Scheme (PCS) for Lighting. LEDs...

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