WEEE News

EA upping its game re WEEE Scheme prosecutions

No sooner than the ink was dry on BIS’s response to the Red Tape Challenge (see earlier article) where the EA is to list prosecutions,…
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BIS: WEEE Red Tape Challenge Response

BIS announced that its findings following the Red Tape Challenge on WEEE would result in a range of responses: • No change when determining relevant…
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Update on Eco Design Directive

Orgalime, a federation of European Trade Associations, has recently published an update giving an Overview on the status of implementation of the Eco Design Directive…
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Government proposes cuts to consultation periods

Government consultations periods, including those related to the forthcoming WEEE regulations could be dramatically shortened under plans announced by the Cabinet Office this week. At…
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B2B Compliance advises Members on India

Following the recent Introduction of the Indian E Waste (Management and Handling) Rules B2B Compliance has expressed concern about attempts to recruit and register UK…
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Retailers face additional duties under new regulations

The forthcoming UK WEEE Regulations, when transposing the Recast Directive (which places duties on Member States) will require that retailers with sales areas relating to…
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Key findings of the Energy Using Products Study

A recent study funded by DEFRA, DECC and the Energy Savings Trust, across 251 households, showed that: • Domestic standby consumption is higher than previously…
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Producer Responsibility Review

The Environment Agency is carrying out a review of all Producer Responsibility legislation in order to improve “coherence” across their various regulatory regimes with an…
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Minimum requirements for shipments of used EEE

Following a number of cases of illegal shipments of WEEE the Recast Directive introduces new requirements for export of used EEE to identify that it…
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