WEEE Tuesday 25 April 2017
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.


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


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 ...

19 October 2016

News in brief (19/10/2016)


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 ...

19 October 2016

JTA and Valpak submit WEEE fee proposals


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 ...

10 October 2016

Compliance schemes to share WEEE Reg. 34 requests


EXCLUSIVE: A senior body representing waste disposal officers has backed the creation of a ‘producer compliance scheme balancing system’ by WEEE compliance schemes. The initiative, known as the ‘PBS’, has been set up by 23...

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