Legislative actions and controls to stop illegal free-riding through online-platforms

Legislative actions and controls to stop illegal free-riding through online-platforms_EucoLight Event 6 Nov BrusselsEucoLight are to host an event in Brussels the afternoon of 6 November to discuss:

Legislative actions & controls to stop illegal free-riding through online-platforms


E-commerce means that more and more consumers now purchase through online marketplaces. Therefore, it is increasingly important that companies operating in this way fulfill their environmental obligations regarding financial contributions to waste management.  But all too often, they do not.  The scale of their non-compliance has reached disturbing proportions.

Over the last 2 years the issue has been raised at EU level through workshops and studies.  These have raised awareness of the scale and impact of non-compliant online sales on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) systems.

The event will showcase the work now being undertaken by Member States to tackle this issue.  It will help create a road map for driving compliance within online marketplaces.

Please come and join us to debate and get a clear picture of the latest multi-level developments with:

  • Representatives of the EU institutions
  • National law makers and enforcement agencies
  • Actors in the Producer Responsibility chain
  • Specialised analysts
  • Online operators

To receive an invitation, please register your interest 


About EucoLight

EucoLight is the voice of European WEEE compliance schemes specialised in managing the collection and recycling of WEEE lighting; working to make the circular economy a reality for lighting products.

EucoLight member logoEucoLight’s objective is to promote the development of a better regulatory framework and the efficient collection and recycling of waste lamps. Our members are Collection and Recycling Organisations in Europe.

Recolight is one of 20 members.

Recolight Public Relations Team

The Recolight team can answer any media queries relating to press releases at info@recolight.co.uk or on 020 8253 9750 -- www.recolight.co.uk



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