The Environment Agency has recently published internal guidance on the storage and treatment of flat panel displays (Storage and Treatment of Flat Panel Displays – A quick guide). While it is an internal document it is useful for recyclers (AATFs) in order for them to work towards conforming to the requirements which would be viewed as Best Available Treatment, Recovery and Recycling Techniques. The guidance, which covers storage and handling, treatment and descriptions of LCD, LED and PLASMA display equipment bring more stringent environmental controls to a sector which is attempting to develop the technology to treat such materials while, for example, the EA view that only manual treatment of LCDs is acceptable.