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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With news of: EnviroGrant anniversary; Dementia friendly recycling; new legal service for the waste sector; Reading collecting electricals kerbside, and; ReFood design competition winners.

Veolia has revealed plans to convert a disused warehouse at one of its Shropshire sites into a recycling facility for flat screen TVs and other waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE). The facility would be located at ...

MBA Polymers is to begin production of a blended polycarbonate (PC) and acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) polymer product, produced using plastic recovered from waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), the company reports.

Companies crushing fluorescent tube lamps containing mercury may have to apply for a permit to do so, under new rules being brought in by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) from 2017. Last month, the ...

Two senior staff members have departed Viridor as the waste management firm continues consolidating its UK recycling sites. Bill Griffiths is understood to be leaving his role as Viridor’s national ...

With news on: UNTHA mobil-e to debut at IFAT; WEEE circuit board separator developed; Leeds installs Bigbelly bins, and; Scottish plant-hire firm launched.

The Department for Business has opted to increase its proposed WEEE collection targets for 2016 following the release of household WEEE collection data.

Business Secretary Sajid Javid and Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss have agreed that the Environmental Regulation team will transfer from BIS to Defra, under changes that will come into effect on 1 April. The ...

Figures published by the Environment Agency suggest that collections of WEEE carried out during 2015 may have been higher than previously assumed.

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