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£46,000 of WEEE research funding on offer

Stakeholders are being invited to submit suggestions for how £46,000 raised via the WEEE compliance fee could be utilised to boost collections of waste electricals. A total of £27,000 collected through the 2015 compliance fee ...


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The fire at Environcom's WEE recycling site near Dudley in the West Midlands 8 August 2016

Environcom’s Stourbridge WEEE site hit by fire


Firefighters tackled a blaze in a storage yard at Environcom’s waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) processing site at Stourbridge yesterday afternoon (August 7). The site, which used to be run by fridge processor ...

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Defra calls for 2016 WEEE fee proposals


Guidance has been issued for organisations seeking to submit proposals for a waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) compliance fee methodology that will help to determine how the fee is set for 2016. And, Defra has ...

The Environment Agency said that vehicles that TLC Recycling had claimed had been used to collect WEEE had been recorded as being in different places at the same time 18 July 2016

WEEE fraudster handed seven-year prison sentence


A man convicted of committing waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) evidence fraud worth up to £2.2 million was handed a seven year and six month jail sentence at Leeds Crown Court on Friday (July 15).

A shift in the demand for WEEE evidence has led to changes in the market for WEEE from local authority sites 22 June 2016

Demand change in WEEE market hits council collections


A fall in demand for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) evidence has impacted on the collection of material from local authority civic amenity sites. As a consequence of the demand change, Bexley council is believed ...

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Councils should ‘exploit’ HWRC trade waste income


Local authorities should seek to ‘exploit’ the financial opportunity presented by accepting trade waste at household waste recycling centres (HWRCs), a waste consultant has claimed. The comments came from Paul Morgan, ...

Anaerobic Digestion may be hit by government changes the Renewable Energy Association has warned 9 June 2016

News in Brief (09/06/2016)


News on: WRAP Cymru holds food waste talks; lamp recycling service extended; Scottish Recycle Week announced; government policy warning; and Neath side waste policy.

EA secures first ever WEEE prosecution 7 June 2016

Q1 WEEE data shows rising collection rate


Collection data for the first quarter of 2016 published by the Environment Agency shows that the UK has made progress towards meeting its WEEE recycling target for the year. The provisional data, which has been available via ...

Steve Bell alongside his successor as Axion Polymers' commercial operations director Laura Smith. 3 June 2016

Appointments round-up (03/06/2016)


News on: Two new Ellgia directors; Axion appoints operations manager; Jaume Escoriza joins Luxus; New Recolight directors, and; Untha appoints shredder specialist.

Ardley visitor centre 31 May 2016

News in Brief (31/05/2016)


With news on: Oxfordshire pupils celebrate accolade; Thurtle's online booking launched; Liverpool recycling centre recognised; Schools chosen for recycling campaign; and power plant project progresses.

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