Providing more than just WEEE compliance

[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] Recolight provide WEEE compliance for all WEEE lighting. But we offer more than just compliance; we provide an integrated free lamp and luminaire recycling service for your customers and all end users. We can do this because we operate as a...

Why lamp collections & recycling should be free

WEEE compliance explained and why lamp recycling should be free. WEEE compliance and WEEE recycling explained The WEEE regulations were introduced to the UK 10 years ago with the sole purpose of producers taking responsibility for recycling electronic equipment at the end of its life. This concept...

Q3 lamp recycling data could lead to higher WEEE costs

The latest lamp recycling data was released by the Environment Agency at the end of November.  This shows that 4141 tonnes have been collected up to end September 2016.  If collections continue at the same rate to the end of the year, the national target...

Recolight RB19 container

The right container for waste lamps

Breakage of waste lamps, either when they are placed in a container, or during transport, is probably the biggest source of fugitive mercury emissions associated with lamp recycling.  As a result, the correct design of waste lamp containers is vital to ensure that lamps can...

free lamp recycling

Free of charge recycling of waste lamps

A higher Government lamp WEEE target for 2016 means most Waste Management and Facilities Management companies should be able to access free waste lamp recycling. The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) regulations require Producers to fund the recycling of waste electricals – including fluorescent lamps....

mobile lamp crushing

Mobile lamp crushing

When waste lamps are collected they are usually transported whole, in their collection container, to a treatment plant.  But as an alternative, they can be crushed at the collection site, and then transported in sealed packaging to a treatment plant. When tendering, Recolight does not differentiate...

Free lamp recycling - Recolight RB19 container and GDLs

Changes to consignment notes on 1 April 2016

Hazardous Waste Premises Code - HWPC From 1 April Collection Points in England no longer require a hazardous waste premises code. Please note: there has been no change to the HWPC for Wales, HWPC is still not required in Scotland and Northern Ireland. The change in England has...

Change to EEE reporting categories

In January 2019 the UK WEEE Regulations will introduce new producer reporting categories; reducing the current 14 categories down to 6. The change would affect most UK luminaire producers. All lamps are reported in their own category, so lamp producers are not impacted by the change. The key...

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