WEEE Monday 25 June 2018
1 June 2018

Q1 WEEE data shows drop in tonnages

Collections of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) fell in the first quarter of 2018 in comparison to the same period in the previous two years. Statistics released by the Environment Agency this morning (June 1) ...

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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 ...

14 June 2018

Conquering WEEE’s Everest

 

 Anthony Sant, sales and marketing director for AO Recycling, offers his reflections on the WEEE Conference 2018. I have attended and spoken at the WEEE Conference for a number of years now. While it’s always something I am ...

8 June 2018

WEEE Conference features balancing system

 

Publicly displaying the value of bids from compliance schemes for regulation 34 requests during the bidding process will not contravene anti-competition laws under a WEEE balancing system. That’s according to Martin Fortune...

8 June 2018

EA official calls for ‘changes’ to tackle online retailers

 

A senior advisor at the Environment Agency has suggested that changes are needed to ensure the Agency has ample jurisdiction over online stores, which place a “significant amount” of produce on the market. Chris Grove, ...

6 June 2018

WEEE compliance fee tops £8 million

 

Over £8 million in funding is available for projects to boost the collection of WEEE, after producers of electronic goods failed to meet their targets to recycle old products in 2017. The funding is taken from the WEEE producer ...

5 June 2018

PCSs urge caution in reading of Q1 WEEE data

 

Producer compliance schemes (PCSs) have cautioned against drawing conclusions from data published this month which point to a drop in collections of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). On Friday (June 1), the ...

30 May 2018

Stepping up to the challenge of WEEE recycling

 

OPINION: With plastics topping the agenda, Anthony Sant, sales and marketing director for AO Recycling, asks - are the other things we throw away being forgotten? Plastic has undoubtedly ...

30 May 2018

Sector gears up for NCAS and WEEE conferences

 

The waste and recycling sector is gearing up for two conference events which are taking place in June. Both the WEEE Conference, taking place on 6 June, and the National Civic Amenity Site/HWRC Conference, on 7 June, organised by...

21 May 2018

Defra opts for mandatory WEEE PBS

 

Defra has announced that it will amend the WEEE regulations to introduce a mandatory requirement for producer compliance schemes (PCSs) to be part of a Producer Balancing System (PBS). The government did say however, than any ...

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