WEEE Friday 26 May 2017
15 May 2017

News in Brief (15/05/2017)

With news on: Repic and Scottish council’s WEEE initiative; Mersey community groups receive environmental funding; Helistrat receives ISO accreditations; WCRS’ ‘Recycling Angels’; and, Biogen recognised in business report.


With the latest news on issues affecting the WEEE sector. Alternatively, you can use the News Archive below to find more items.


8 May 2017

Investigation after Worsley electronics recycling facility fire


An investigation in underway to determine the cause of a fire which broke out at an electronics recycling facility in Wardley Industrial Estate, Worsley, operated by end of life solutions provider ViroGreen. A spokesperson ...

2 May 2017

Compliance fee funds two WEEE research projects


Two projects to assess the capture and processing of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) in the UK have been awarded funding via the WEEE Producer compliance fee fund. The projects will seek to shed light on WEEE ...

21 April 2017

News in Brief (21/04/2017)


With news on: CIWM visits Beddington ERF; B&M’s prestigious health and safety award; Blue Scotland open day;; ISL awarded WISHNI Ambassador; and, Recycling campaign offers electrical equipment vouchers.

FareShare 5 April 2017

News in Brief (05/04/2017)


With news on: Miles Smith's FareShare partnership; GHS’ refurbished baler; Repic launches WEEE campaign; Welsh minister visits Viridor’s ERF; Recycle Now and Wastebuster launch campaign; and, FERCELL installs dust extraction system.

30 March 2017

EU environmental laws will apply post-Brexit


Government ministers today (30 March) confirmed that the ‘whole body’ of existing environmental laws derived from EU legislation will be safeguarded in UK law prior to Brexit. Confirmation came in the Department for Exiting ...

29 March 2017

Appointments round-up (29/03/2017)


With news on: UKWSL’s new managing director; Recolight appoints Francesca Cameron; Quercus Corporate Finance announces new partner; Zero Waste Scotland’s first chief operating officer, and; Ubico appoints managing director.

29 March 2017

Defra confirms WEEE targets for 2017


Targets for the collection of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) have been confirmed for 2017 – with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) having set a goal of 622,033 tonnes for the year. ...

3 March 2017

2016 WEEE ‘success’ as future targets outlined


Data published this week indicates that the collection target for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) has been met for 2016, following a growth in the overall tonnage of WEEE collected. However, targets for some ...

22 February 2017

Wastepack acquires Integra Compliance schemes


Wastepack Group has acquired Integra Compliance Ltd, strengthening its position in the packaging waste and waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE) compliance sector. Stafford-based Integra Compliance Ltd operates three ...

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