WEEE Wednesday 26 July 2017
26 June 2017

Councils seek assurances over ‘commercial’ fridges

Concerns were raised by some local authorities last week that waste electrical equipment – principally fridges that ...


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


16 June 2017

AO and TRG join to form fridge and WEEE recycling giant


Online electricals retailer AO has acquired Shropshire-based WEEE specialist The Recycling Group (TRG) to form what is considered to be the UK’s largest fridge and WEEE recycling company. The two firms have joined forces to ...

2 June 2017

WEEE collections dip in first quarter of 2017


Collections of waste electrical and electronic equipment from civic amenity sites and other sources fell in the first quarter of 2017 in comparison to the same period last year and in 2015. This comes in the face of higher ...

15 May 2017

News in Brief (15/05/2017)


With news on: Repic and Scottish council’s WEEE initiative; Mersey community groups receive environmental funding; Helistrat receives ISO accreditations; WCRS’ ‘Recycling Angels’; and, Biogen recognised in business report.

8 May 2017

Investigation after Worsley electronics recycling facility fire


An investigation in underway to determine the cause of a fire which broke out at an electronics recycling facility in Wardley Industrial Estate, Worsley, operated by end of life solutions provider ViroGreen. A spokesperson ...

2 May 2017

Compliance fee funds two WEEE research projects


Two projects to assess the capture and processing of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) in the UK have been awarded funding via the WEEE Producer compliance fee fund. The projects will seek to shed light on WEEE ...

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.

FareShare 5 April 2017

News in Brief (05/04/2017)


With news on: Miles Smith's FareShare partnership; GHS’ refurbished baler; Repic launches WEEE campaign; Welsh minister visits Viridor’s ERF; Recycle Now and Wastebuster launch campaign; and, FERCELL installs dust extraction system.

30 March 2017

EU environmental laws will apply post-Brexit


Government ministers today (30 March) confirmed that the ‘whole body’ of existing environmental laws derived from EU legislation will be safeguarded in UK law prior to Brexit. Confirmation came in the Department for Exiting ...

29 March 2017

Appointments round-up (29/03/2017)


With news on: UKWSL’s new managing director; Recolight appoints Francesca Cameron; Quercus Corporate Finance announces new partner; Zero Waste Scotland’s first chief operating officer, and; Ubico appoints managing director.

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