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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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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