WEEE Saturday 16 February 2019
8 February 2019

WEEE fraudster ordered to pay back £1.3 million

A man jailed for committing waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) evidence fraud has been ordered to repay £1.3 million from the proceeds of his crime. Terence Soloman Dugbo, 48, is currently serving a seven-year and ...


With the latest news on issues affecting the WEEE sector. Alternatively, you can use the News Archive below to find more items.


18 October 2018

Wiser Recycling opens AATF in Norfolk


Wiser Recycling has opened a new approved authorised treatment Facility (AATF) in Thetford, South West Norfolk to handle waste electrical equipment. The company said that the site expands its provision which sees it providing “...

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 ...

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...

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 ...