IPR report favours WEEE recycling design incentive

A working group, originally set up by BIS, is recommending incentives for Individual Producer Responsibility (IPR) for WEEE. The IPR working group has recommended that…
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New EA Guidance on display recycling available

The Environment Agency has recently published internal guidance on the storage and treatment of flat panel displays (Storage and Treatment of Flat Panel Displays -…
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B2B Compliance questions EA Guidance on WEEE

Carl Kruger, Project Director of B2B Compliance questions the Environment Agency guidance on when equipment is viewed as waste. “The Guidance, issued in March of…
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WEEE Focus on Africa

WEEE generation in Africa is potentially set to exceed that of Europe by 2017 due to population growth and access to electrical and electronic products.…
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WEEE Scheme Forum responds to BIS proposals

The WEEE Scheme Forum, which represents that vast majority of Producer obligations in the UK, has responded to recent proposals published by BIS relating to…
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PCS jostle for local authority control

There are 38 competing Producer Compliance Schemes (PCS) operating under the WEEE regulations – almost as many as the whole of the rest of Europe.…
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ERA Conference 2012

ERA’s annual conference, now its fourteenth year, is planned for 14th-15th November and will attract delegates from a broad range of professions involved in compliance,…
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PAS 141 Reuse standard

PAS 141 the new standard which aims to increase re-use and reduce illegal exporting of WEEE will come into operation this Autumn. The standard will…
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WEEE Recast Directive officially published 24th July 2012

With the long awaited publication of the WEEE Recast Directive on 24th July 2012 in the EU’s Official Journal, WEEE Producers, Schemes, local authorities and…
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