EucoLight conference highlights challenges faced for WEEE lighting

Delegates from 18 lighting WEEE compliance schemes and their lighting producer board members met at the second EucoLight Conference in Bratislava to discuss and share insight into challenges faced with the WEEE lighting. Mr. Marián Stryček, WEEE expert at the Ministry of the Environment of the...

Recolight shortlisted for Awards for Excellence in Recycling

Recolight are delighted to be shortlisted as a finalist at the Awards for Excellence in Recycling & Waste Management in Recycling Business of the Year category for “Helping to Raise the UK Lamp Recycling Rate”. Other finalists include entrepreneurs, commercial organisations, local authorities, third sector groups...

Recolight collects lighting industry data for Defra

Recolight is inviting household luminaire producers to provide information that will help determine how the WEEE regulations might affect the lighting industry in 2019. In 2019 the WEEE Regulations move to what is termed “Open scope”.  This means that certain products, such as household luminaires, will...

Recolight shortlisted for National Recycling Awards

Recolight is delighted to have been shortlisted for the MRW National Recycling Awards 2017.  Recolight is one of six shortlisted companies in the category for Waste Electrical and Electrical Equipment (WEEE) Innovation. The National Recycling Awards 2017 recognise excellence across the industry and beyond in addressing...

2016 recycling rate jumps ahead for lamps & luminaires

Recolight has welcomed a further increase in the UK’s annual waste lamp recycling rate.   Data recently released by the Environment Agency (EA) shows that the 2016 rate was 47.5% - up nearly 4% from 43.6% in 2015.  At the same time, the luminaire rate increased...

Recolight appoints Francesca Cameron to develop the Recolight network

[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 is pleased to announce the appointment of Francesca Cameron to develop the Recolight collection network. This new position has been created to promote the free lamp collection and recycling service offered by Recolight, the specialist WEEE compliance scheme for the...

Recolight compliance scheme member satisfaction is high

A recent satisfaction survey of 31 Recolight WEEE Compliance Scheme Producer Members showed particularly high levels of satisfaction. The key findings of the report, which was prepared by an independent survey company, include: 86% said they have recommended or would recommend Recolight to others – up...

The Circular Economy of Lighting

The lighting industry and the Circular Economy

Much is being published promoting Circular Economy principles of greater resource efficiency, but how does this impact the lighting industry? The model calls for reduction of waste, increasing the useful life of products, reusing and recycling more, and reducing reliance on virgin raw materials. Our...

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