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EucoLight elects new Board of Directors

 At their General Assembly held on 12 April in Copenhagen, Denmark, EucoLight members elected a new Board of Directors, for a 2 year-term. The new Board appointed its members to the following roles: Mr Hervé Grimaud, Deputy Managing Director of ESR (France) as Chair of EucoLight; ...

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Impact of Waste Packaging Consultation on Lighting Producers

The government has recently launched a major review of waste packaging legislation. The proposals could result in producer costs for waste packaging increasing up to ten times, by 2023.  The Government’s objective is to ensure that producers pay the full cost of the collection and...

Recolight welcomes new Defra proposals to tackle non compliant online market places

Recolight welcomes new Defra proposals to tackle non-compliant product sold through online marketplaces

WEEE scheme Recolight has warmly welcomed new proposals from Defra to make online marketplaces responsible for compliance with producer responsibility legislation. Defra’s consultation to reform the system for waste packaging identifies the “growing problem of non-compliance through online marketplaces”.   Research undertaken by Recolight, and others, undoubtedly...

Glenn Christie of Tungsram Lighting joins Recolight Board

Recolight, the leading WEEE compliance scheme, is pleased to announce the appointment of Glenn Christie from Tungsram Lighting to the Recolight Board. Glenn, a Product Line Leader for lamps and drivers at Tungsram, brings with him 15 years of experience working in the electrical and electronic...

Recolight appoints new Operations Manager

Recolight, the specialist WEEE compliance scheme for the lighting industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Amel Gharbi to the role of Operations and Compliance Manager. Amel has over 10 years’ experience in Logistics & Compliance Management. She joins Recolight from Baker Hughes, a GE...

open scope and the WEEE regulations

Open scope and the WEEE Regulations

Recolight publishes a definitive guide on WEEE open scope for the lighting industry The WEEE Regulations have applied to a range of products since 2007. A specific exclusion meant that household luminaires were also of scope. From 2019, the Regulations move to an open scope.  The household luminaire...

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