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...

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The Recolight WEEE compliance service for lighting producers

Recolight was set up by the lighting industry in 2005 to provide specialist WEEE compliance for all lighting in scope of the WEEE regulations. To date we have funded the recycling of more lighting than all UK WEEE compliance schemes combined. We have done this by...

The Recolight waste lamp collection service and how it works

Recolight provide a free collection service for WEEE lamps, we can do this because we operate as a non-profit organisation; funded by our lighting producer members. We offer a free container, free collection and free recycling if you collect over 1000 lamps each quarter. For smaller...

Recycling service for Recolight Producer Members

Recolight operates a unique business model – other schemes do not provide a free recycling service and rely solely on paying a compliance fee for evidence. With our business model your costs are known and we have no hidden charges. See blog post > the compliance fee...

Lamps are fragile, please treat with care

Broken lamps release their mercury vapour into the environment in an uncontrolled way, unnecessarily poisoning the environment. If the lamps stay intact until they get to the treatment facility, all of the mercury can be gathered in a safe and environmentally responsible way. Broken lamps mean...

Great Repeal Bill

Last week, the UK Government published The Great Repeal white paper which described the way in which it plans to implement the laws required to make Brexit take effect.  One of the key approaches uses the so called “Great Repeal Bill”.  It might be more accurately...

Recycling targets and the WEEE compliance fee explained

Each year the government sets national recycling targets for all streams of WEEE, including lamps. Each WEEE Producer Compliance Scheme receives a share of the target, based on the market share of its members in the prior year. Under or over target – the compliance fee If...

Managing your lamp container and collections

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Waste lamps are fragile and unlike other WEEE need to be handled and stored with care to avoid breakage. Recolight provide extensive safety guidance for collection partners helping them stay compliant.    The Recolight RB19 lamp container The Recolight RB19 container design is based on lamp...

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