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11 December 2017

‘Concern’ over Q3 WEEE collection drop

WEEE producer compliance schemes have expressed concern over the latest figures for the collection of waste electricals from households, which suggest that 2017 targets may be missed. Provisional data, which was published on the ...


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FareShare 5 April 2017

News in Brief (05/04/2017)


With news on: Miles Smith's FareShare partnership; GHS’ refurbished baler; Repic launches WEEE campaign; Welsh minister visits Viridor’s ERF; Recycle Now and Wastebuster launch campaign; and, FERCELL installs dust extraction system.

30 March 2017

EU environmental laws will apply post-Brexit


Government ministers today (30 March) confirmed that the ‘whole body’ of existing environmental laws derived from EU legislation will be safeguarded in UK law prior to Brexit. Confirmation came in the Department for Exiting ...

29 March 2017

Appointments round-up (29/03/2017)


With news on: UKWSL’s new managing director; Recolight appoints Francesca Cameron; Quercus Corporate Finance announces new partner; Zero Waste Scotland’s first chief operating officer, and; Ubico appoints managing director.

29 March 2017

Defra confirms WEEE targets for 2017


Targets for the collection of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) have been confirmed for 2017 – with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) having set a goal of 622,033 tonnes for the year. ...

3 March 2017

2016 WEEE ‘success’ as future targets outlined


Data published this week indicates that the collection target for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) has been met for 2016, following a growth in the overall tonnage of WEEE collected. However, targets for some ...

22 February 2017

Wastepack acquires Integra Compliance schemes


Wastepack Group has acquired Integra Compliance Ltd, strengthening its position in the packaging waste and waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE) compliance sector. Stafford-based Integra Compliance Ltd operates three ...

3 February 2017

Defra ministers approve Valpak WEEE fee proposal


WEEE – waste electrical and electronic equipment – compliance fees for 2016 will be set according to a methodology drawn up by the compliance scheme Valpak, it has been revealed. The fee is an alternative mechanism that ...

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 ...

12 January 2017

DHL sells WEEE and packaging compliance work to ERP


Logistics giant DHL has sold its WEEE and packaging compliance services to the Landbell Group – the main shareholder in another compliance specialist, ERP – for an undisclosed sum. The sale was announced this week (January 9) ...

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