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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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3 February 2017

Defra ministers approve Valpak WEEE fee proposal

 

WEEE – waste electrical and electronic equipment – compliance fees for 2016 will be set according to a methodology drawn up by the compliance scheme Valpak, it has been revealed. The fee is an alternative mechanism that ...

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 ...

12 January 2017

DHL sells WEEE and packaging compliance work to ERP

 

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) ...

9 January 2017

SEPA probe leads to WEEE export fine

 

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 ...

5 December 2016

Q3 WEEE data points to lamp collection shortfall

 

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...

21 November 2016

News in brief (21/11/2016)

 

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

28 October 2016

Equipment news round-up (28/10/2016)

 

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.

20 October 2016

Capacity squeeze puts fridge recycling under pressure

 

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’...

20 October 2016

WEEE and gas bottles discovered in Agency export raid

 

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 ...

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