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Electronics retailers are required by law to offer take-back of WEEE, but can sign up to the DTS as an alternative 17 January 2017

Fourth phase of retailer WEEE take-back scheme opens

Electronics retailers are being urged to register for the fourth phase of the waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) Distributor Take-back Scheme (DTS), which runs until the end of 2019. The Scheme was set up under the ...

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Logistics giant DHL has sold its WEEE and packaging compliance services to the Landbell Group – the main shareholder in another compliance specialist, ERP – for an undisclosed sum. The sale was announced this week (January 9) ...

A Glasgow businessman has been handed a £675 fine after having pleaded guilty to the attempted export of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) to Nigeria. Henry Chukwu, director of logistics firm Favour Limited, was ...

Targets for the collection of waste electricals equipment are on course to be met in 2016 – despite a potential shortfall in lamp collections – figures published by the Environment Agency suggest. The data, published last week...

With news on: Remondis graduate scheme; FCC reuse shop; Repic WEEE schools project, and; Viridor south London community fund. (...

With news on: Goudsmit redesigns non-ferrous separator; Ribbex installs grit removal system; GJF Fabrications designs counter-contamination skip; Shredding technology boosts Ecogen capacity, and; ETW Energietechnik upgrades biogas to RNG.

EXCLUSIVE: The Environment Agency has this week said that it will work with fridge reprocessors to address ‘storage difficulties’ arising at treatment facilities, in the face of growing fridge stockpiles. Capacity at the UK’...

A cross-agency raid led by the Environment Agency at a storage site in Essex has uncovered waste items including gas bottles, fridges, PCs and televisions bound for illegal export, the Agency has claimed. The raid, which took ...

With news on: Vehicles checked in Environment Agency operation; New WEEE recycling banks for Derbyshire Dales; South Gloucestershire warns over securing waste in vehicles; South Cambridgeshire tackles throwaway culture, and; Viridor donates in ...

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has published details of the two proposals submitted to draw up a compliance fee methodology for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) recycling in 2016. A ...

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