WEEE Wednesday 29 July 2015
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 ...


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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 ...

WEEE-conference 5 June 2015

BIS: Future WEEE targets “very achievable”


The UK will meet higher WEEE collection targets set by the EU through improved classification of business and household electrical goods, the head of environmental regulation at BIS has claimed. Speaking at the WEEE Conference in ...

WEEE fee 2 June 2015

Q1 2015 WEEE collection sees dual use boost


Collection data for the first quarter of 2015 published by the Environment Agency shows that the UK has made strong progress towards meeting its WEEE recycling target for the year. Progress has been aided by a change in guidance ...

Scotland's Environment Secretary Richard Lochhead (centre) with staff at Asda in Elgin 21 April 2015

News in brief (21/04/15)


With news on: Biffa WEEE collections; Scottish bag levy progress; CK Melrose investment, and; Grundon & Carbon8 tanker. (more…)

Around 41 million tonnes of WEEE was discarded globally in 2014, according to the UN 20 April 2015

WEEE arisings increasing globally, UN report finds


The amount of WEEE being generated across the globe reached around 41.8 million tonnes in 2014, and is due to reach close to 50 million tonnes before the end of the decade, research published by the UN suggests. These are among ...

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