The big picture - The WEEE Fund update

The WEEE Fund, which was launched just over a year ago in June 2018, is overseeing the expenditure of consecutive compliance fee sums for the…
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2019 Q1 WEEE collection figures highlight industry improvements and challenges

Is non-household WEEE the success-story? Last week, Defra published the figures for the volume of WEEE collected for recycling covering the first quarter of 2019.…
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Be aware of 'passive' WEEE equipment obligations in Germany

Are you selling or exporting EEE to Germany? Then under the German Open-Scope laws, you may need to be declaring more of your products than…
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The reformation of packaging compliance – have your say

The impact of packaging on the environment has been well and truly thrust into the public consciousness in recent years, with the likes of Blue…
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WEEE collection targets missed again

Final WEEE collection figures for 2018 released this month show that the UK achieved 92% of the 2018 WEEE collection target set by Defra. Only…
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WEEE PBS consultation opened by Defra

Defra has opened a consultation into two new proposals for how to run the WEEE Producer Compliance Scheme Balancing System (PBS) in 2019, put forward…
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Defra approves JTA proposed WEEE compliance fee for 2019

In 2014 the compliance fee mechanism was put in place for WEEE compliance schemes who were unable to procure sufficient WEEE recycling evidence to cover…
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What does the government’s Resources and Waste Strategy mean for electrical equipment producers?

Defra finally released their white paper titled 'Our waste, our resources: a strategy for England' just before Christmas, which outlined their policy intentions for resources and…
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Resources and Waste Strategy for England published by Defra

The new Resources and Waste Strategy for England published yesterday is the first waste policy intervention for England since 2011. It gives a clearer indication…
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