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.


7 October 2016

Morton reflects on Repic ‘journey’


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 ...

29 September 2016

Shanks and VGG merger terms agreed


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 ...

26 September 2016

Former Viridor director to replace Repic’s Morton


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.

6 September 2016

Building destroyed after fire at Wiser WEEE site


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, ...

5 September 2016

Agency to act over 20,000-tonne WEEE data discrepancy


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.

2 September 2016

News in Brief (02/09/16)


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

12 August 2016

£46,000 of WEEE research funding on offer


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 ...

8 August 2016

Environcom’s Stourbridge WEEE site hit by fire


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 ...

3 August 2016

Defra calls for 2016 WEEE fee proposals


Guidance has been issued for organisations seeking to submit proposals for a waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) compliance fee methodology that will help to determine how the fee is set for 2016. And, Defra has ...

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