Hazardous WEEE and CRT guidance updated

The Environment Agency has recently provided additional guidance to WEEE handling organisations about their legal requirements for handling Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and hazardous waste.…
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Our member survey donation to FareShare makes an impact

For our recent member satisfaction survey we pledged to donate £10 to the charity FareShare for every survey completed, thank you again to everyone who…
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Q2 2020 WEEE collections fall dramatically

The Q1 results for 2020 showed great promise earlier in the year, however, as anticipated, the provisional figures for Q2 indicate that WEEE collections are…
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New 'Electrical Waste - challenges and opportunities' report released

The new research released by Material Focus provides a robust inventory of the flow of electrical products and waste in the UK, including reuse and…
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Energy-related products call for evidence - have your say

To explore how effective policies for energy-related products can support the UK’s transition to net zero by 2050, the government has called for evidence from…
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Policy update – representing your interests

Engaging in policy and with industry The Government is taking steps towards a circular Economy for Electronic goods and as part of this DEFRA are…
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£2.5 million paid out by Material Focus to support the WEEE sector

The £2.5 million funding has been paid out by Material Focus (formally the WEEE Fund) as interest-free loans to Approved Authorised Treatment Facilities (AATFs) and…
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POPs household WEEE guidance updated by the EA

In new guidance for recyclers, the Environment Agency has confirmed that, unless proven it does not contain Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), household WEEE must be…
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COVID-19 impact to feature in compliance fee proposals

The guidance for submitting a compliance fee proposal has been updated by Defra this week, making it clear that all proposals should include a mechanism…
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