WEEE Thursday 8 October 2015
BIS has confirmed submission of three WEEE compliance fee mechanisms 1 October 2015

Three WEEE compliance fee proposals submitted

The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) has confirmed that three proposed mechanisms for setting a WEEE compliance fee mechanism for 2015 have been submitted. Among them is a proposal by the Joint Trade ...


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Councils are being offered support to help separate WEEE for reuse and recycling 7 September 2015

BIS announces £775,000 WEEE fund for councils


Local authorities are being invited to bid for support from a new scheme to help increase the collection, re-use and recycling of unwanted electrical items, the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills announced today (September 7).

Around 41 million tonnes of WEEE was discarded globally in 2014, according to the UN 1 September 2015

Q2 WEEE performance ‘on target’ BIS indicates


Targets set by the Department for Business (BIS) for the collection of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) for 2015 look likely to be met, provisional figures published today (September 1) suggest. The data, which has...

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Babz Media fined for breaching environmental rules


Babz Media Limited, an online trading company operating from Bilton Road, Perivale, Middlesex, has been fined £45,500 for non-compliance with environmental legislation across three separate material types: packaging waste, batteries and ...

DHL will introduce the £48 collection charge from August 1 2015 29 July 2015

DHL introduces business WEEE collection charge


DHL Envirosolutions will introduce a £48 charge for business WEEE collections through its ‘123 Recycle for Free’ partnership service from August due to “regulation changes and increased administration burdens”, the logistics and ...

All 788 Argos stores are taking part in the WEEE trade-in scheme 27 July 2015

Argos launches WEEE trade-in scheme


National retail giant Argos has today (July 27) announced the launch of a major over-the-counter waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) take-back scheme operating in each of its 788 stores across the UK. The scheme ...

REPIC chief executive Philip Morton says he is 'encouraged' that people want to do the right thing with WEEE 21 July 2015

News in Brief 21/07/2015


With news on: Torbay incentive scheme; REPIC WEEE survey; Keenan central belt expansion; Defra bag charge artwork; and an Accent Wire acquisition

The recycling force is strong as SWEEEP asks sci-fi fans to recycle 16 July 2015

News in brief (16/07/2015)


With news on; Taylor Wincanton partnership, Nottinghamshire transfer stations open; Norfolk councils in textile framework contract; Great Yarmouth skip art, and; SWEEEP promotes WEEE recycling in a galaxy far far away  

Sims Lifecycle Services, which operates at a site in Dumfries, Scotland, will be re-branded Sims Recycling Solutions 11 June 2015

Sims rebrands IT and mobile phone recycling businesses


Metal recycling giant Sims has rebranded its IT asset disposal and mobile phone recycling businesses under one name – Sims Recycling Solutions. The IT asset management business, based at the Irongray Business Park in Dumfries, ...

The fee paid by compliance schemes if they are short of WEEE recycling evidence could be passed on to councils 8 June 2015

WEEE compliance money ‘could go to councils’


Giving councils money raised from the WEEE compliance fee is to be considered by the Department for Business. Speaking at last week’s letsrecycle.com conference on the Recycling of WEEE (waste electrical and electronic ...

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