WEEE Thursday 19 January 2017
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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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...

The departing chief executive of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) producer compliance scheme Repic has described his time at the helm of the organisation as a ‘fascinating journey’. Speaking exclusively to ...

The proposed merger by Shanks Group plc with Dutch and Belgian waste business the Van Gansewinkel Group (VGG) has moved closer after terms were agreed between the two parties. Completion is expected in December 2016. In a ...

Philip Morton is to retire as the chief executive of the waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) producer compliance scheme Repic – with former Viridor operations director Mark Burrows-Smith to step in as his replacement.

A fire at Wiser Recycling’s waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) processing facility on the Caxton Road industrial unit in St Ives, Cambridgeshire, has caused major damage to a buidling on the site. The facility, ...

The Environment Agency has confirmed that it is working to address a discrepancy in waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) collection data, which was published last week for the first half of 2016.

With news on: Mayor of London to showcase UK waste tech in US; Welsh Assembly Member takes up waste management issues; REPIC hits milestone in WEEE recycling, and; Stockport council praises residents at recycling centre open day

Stakeholders are being invited to submit suggestions for how £46,000 raised via the WEEE compliance fee could be utilised to boost collections of waste electricals. A total of £27,000 collected through the 2015 compliance fee ...

Firefighters tackled a blaze in a storage yard at Environcom’s waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) processing site at Stourbridge yesterday afternoon (August 7). The site, which used to be run by fridge processor ...

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