Rise in WEEE collections from in-store takeback

The EA have released the 2021 collection figures for WEEE that has been collected by distributors, which shows an increase of 2% when compared to…
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Bulky WEEE kerbside collections funded by producers under consideration

Defra are apparently considering whether producers should fund the free collection of bulky WEEE from householders as part of the forthcoming review of the WEEE…
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2022 household WEEE collection targets announced

The 2022 collection targets for household WEEE have been finalised by Defra, confirming the tonnages that producer compliance schemes need to collect for recycling on…
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2021 WEEE collections better than expected

The final WEEE collections results for 2021 were published this month and the Q4 data reveals that 97.4% of the national target was achieved. The…
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WEEE reform consultation delayed

Originally expected in 2021, it has now been confirmed by Defra that the consultation to reform the WEEE system is unlikely to be published for…
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Q3 2021 WEEE collections below par

The annual WEEE collection target for 2021 is set at 503,629 tonnes and the data released by the Environment Agency in Q3 reveals that the…
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Material Focus research highlights household recycling potential

Household electricals recycled by only a third of the UK Material Focus, set up to distribute money raised from the WEEE Compliance Fee for projects…
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What to expect from the delayed WEEE consultation

Previously planned for release in 2021, the consultation for reforming the WEEE producer responsibility system has now been delayed until next year, hopefully in the…
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Consultation open on the 2021 WEEE compliance fee

Last week Defra opened the 2021 WEEE compliance fee methodology consultation. It is open until the 18th November and there are two proposals to consider…
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