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.


29 March 2017

Defra confirms WEEE targets for 2017


Targets for the collection of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) have been confirmed for 2017 – with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) having set a goal of 622,033 tonnes for the year. ...

3 March 2017

2016 WEEE ‘success’ as future targets outlined


Data published this week indicates that the collection target for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) has been met for 2016, following a growth in the overall tonnage of WEEE collected. However, targets for some ...

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 ...

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.

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