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 ...


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28 October 2016

Equipment news round-up (28/10/2016)


With news on: Goudsmit redesigns non-ferrous separator; Ribbex installs grit removal system; GJF Fabrications designs counter-contamination skip; Shredding technology boosts Ecogen capacity, and; ETW Energietechnik upgrades biogas to RNG.

20 October 2016

Capacity squeeze puts fridge recycling under pressure


EXCLUSIVE: The Environment Agency has this week said that it will work with fridge reprocessors to address ‘storage difficulties’ arising at treatment facilities, in the face of growing fridge stockpiles. Capacity at the UK’...

20 October 2016

WEEE and gas bottles discovered in Agency export raid


A cross-agency raid led by the Environment Agency at a storage site in Essex has uncovered waste items including gas bottles, fridges, PCs and televisions bound for illegal export, the Agency has claimed. The raid, which took ...

19 October 2016

News in brief (19/10/2016)


With news on: Vehicles checked in Environment Agency operation; New WEEE recycling banks for Derbyshire Dales; South Gloucestershire warns over securing waste in vehicles; South Cambridgeshire tackles throwaway culture, and; Viridor donates in ...

19 October 2016

JTA and Valpak submit WEEE fee proposals


The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has published details of the two proposals submitted to draw up a compliance fee methodology for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) recycling in 2016. A ...

10 October 2016

Compliance schemes to share WEEE Reg. 34 requests


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...

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.

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