WEEE Tuesday 16 October 2018
21 September 2018

REPIC publishes WEEE target method research

WEEE compliance scheme Repic has today (21 September) published a new way for calculating the target setting for the collection of waste electrical and electronic equipment in the UK. The possible approach has been produced by the...

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9 October 2018

Charity ‘rescues’ over 800 fridges for re-use

 

A Liverpool-based charity has announced that its scheme has “saved” more than 850 fridges and freezers from scrap yards, and processed them for re-use. CREATE UK says the 876 fridges were taken from household recycling ...

8 October 2018

AO.com extends fridge recycling plant

 

Online electricals retailer AO.com has announced that it will open a new ‘mobile fridge’ recycling plant at its facility in Telford. The company says it will now be able to process absorption fridges, often referred to as ...

2 October 2018

AATF Forum to enter race for WEEE Funds

 

The AATF Forum has said it will be applying for funding from the WEEE Fund for a project to investigate the increasing gap between electrical goods placed on the market and that collected. The Approved Authorised Treatment ...

18 September 2018

WEEE projects ‘fast-tracked’ for Fee funding

 

Two projects have been fast-tracked for funding worth nearly £1 million as part of a payout of money raised last year through the WEEE Compliance Fee. The largest project will be led by the Industry Council for Electronics ...

6 September 2018

Amey and Recycling Lives in WEEE work at prison

 

Amey has announced a new partnership giving offenders the opportunity to develop “vital work skills” as they recycle television sets from the company’s household waste recycling centres (HWRCs). The partnership – between ...

27 July 2018

Sheerman visits WEEE site to ‘raise awareness’

 

Labour MP Barry Sheerman has teamed up with the national electrical wholesale company to “raise awareness of the importance” of electrical waste recycling. The MP for Huddersfield visited a Yorkshire site of CEF (City ...

17 July 2018

AO to build fridge plant in South East England

 

South East England is set to get a major fridge recycling facility under a project planned by online electricals recycler AO. The company, which is close to finalising the as yet unnamed location, takes back large volumes of ...

29 June 2018

HP pledges to continue closed loop recycling system

 

Electronics Giant HP has pledged to continue increasing the amount of recycled plastic in its products and ensure they can be repaired instead of replaced as part of efforts to create a “closed loop recycling system”. The ...

15 June 2018

£8m WEEE fund for councils and other groups

 

Local authorities and others linked to the collection and recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) are being encouraged to prepare ideas and potential projects for funding from an £8 million fund. The money ...

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