4th September 2018
Recolight Celebrates 300m Lamp Recycling Milestone

Recolight Celebrates 300m Lamp Recycling Milestone

Lighting WEEE compliance scheme Recolight has announced a major milestone having funded the recycling of 300m fluorescent & LED lamps and luminaires since the WEEE regulations were implemented in 2007. This is enough waste to fill the Royal Albert Hall … Continue reading

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12th July 2018
Report Confirms Large Scale Online Markets WEEE Non-Compliance

Report Confirms Large Scale Online Markets WEEE Non-Compliance

A report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has stated that online WEEE non-compliance is hindering the efficiency of WEEE systems, and id therefore affecting around 5 to 10% of the total OECD Electric and Electronic Equipment (EEE) market … Continue reading

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21st May 2018
Compliance Schemes Back The Government’s Latest WEEE Plans

Compliance Schemes Back The Government’s Latest WEEE Plans

Following the Government’s recent publication of the summary of responses received to its WEEE regulations consultation, and the three key changes to be made, compliance scheme operators, Recolight and Ecosurety, have expressed their support. The summary document included three key … Continue reading

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4th April 2018
“Marginal Increase” To WEEE Lamp Collection Target Welcomed

“Marginal Increase” To WEEE Lamp Collection Target Welcomed

UK’s lighting WEEE compliance scheme, Recolight, has welcomed Defra’s announcement of the 2018 national target for waste lamp recycling. Defra initially considered setting the target at 5256 tonnes, but following a consultation in early March, they have increased this to … Continue reading

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5th March 2018
Lamp & Luminaire Recycling Rates Still On The Rise

Lamp & Luminaire Recycling Rates Still On The Rise

Data released by the Environment Agency (EA) has shown that the 2017 lamp recycling rate was 48.5% – up from 47.5% in 2015, while the luminaire rate also increased from 7.1% to 7.5%. This further increase, although described as “modest”, … Continue reading

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17th July 2017
20% Of Lamps Sold In UK Non-Compliant, Analysis Suggests

20% Of Lamps Sold In UK Non-Compliant, Analysis Suggests

Recolight analysis suggests LED lamps that may breach WEEE regs, sold through online retailers, represent 20% of UK total lamp sales. Recolight, WEEE scheme for the UK lighting industry, has collated data to estimate the possible scale of WEEE non-compliance … Continue reading

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17th March 2017
Lamp Recycling Tonnage Expected To Decline

Lamp Recycling Tonnage Expected To Decline

Recolight has welcomed a further increase in the UK’s annual waste lamp recycling rate and has said it now expects the tonnage for lamp recycling to decline in the future. Data recently released by the Environment Agency (EA) shows that … Continue reading

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