WEEE News

Conference signals change on the horizon for WEEE recycling

Whilst it has been clear that WEEE recycling policy has been somewhat overshadowed by that for packaging in recent years, announcements made by Defra during…
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Research funding from Material Focus to address 500,000 tonnes of lost WEEE

Material Focus (formally the WEEE Fund) have announced a new opportunity that is seeking applications for research proposals requiring funding between £20,000 and £50,000. The…
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The Northern Ireland protocol – are you impacted?

Many of our members have contacted us regarding the impact of Brexit on their organisation. In terms of WEEE compliance it is set to be…
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Hazardous WEEE and CRT guidance updated

The Environment Agency has recently provided additional guidance to WEEE handling organisations about their legal requirements for handling Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and hazardous waste.…
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Our member survey donation to FareShare makes an impact

For our recent member satisfaction survey we pledged to donate £10 to the charity FareShare for every survey completed, thank you again to everyone who…
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Q2 2020 WEEE collections fall dramatically

The Q1 results for 2020 showed great promise earlier in the year, however, as anticipated, the provisional figures for Q2 indicate that WEEE collections are…
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New 'Electrical Waste - challenges and opportunities' report released

The new research released by Material Focus provides a robust inventory of the flow of electrical products and waste in the UK, including reuse and…
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Energy-related products call for evidence - have your say

To explore how effective policies for energy-related products can support the UK’s transition to net zero by 2050, the government has called for evidence from…
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Policy update – representing your interests

Engaging in policy and with industry The Government is taking steps towards a circular Economy for Electronic goods and as part of this DEFRA are…
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