19th July 2018
AO Announces Plans For Second Fridge Recycling Plant

AO Announces Plans For Second Fridge Recycling Plant

Online electricals retailer AO has announced that it is to build a second major fridge recycling facility to support the UK in increasing collections of waste fridges to achieve the national WEEE collection target. AO has made the move after … 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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6th June 2018
£8m Fund Announced To Support WEEE Reuse & Recycling

£8m Fund Announced To Support WEEE Reuse & Recycling

Over £8m will be spent on projects that will support higher levels of reuse and recycling of waste electrical and electronic waste, the Joint Trade Association (JTA) confirmed today (6 June). The fund, generated by the use of the WEEE … 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 May 2018
UNTHA Invests In New Shredder Test Centre

UNTHA Invests In New Shredder Test Centre

Following a three-month refurbishment programme, and want it describes as”considerable investment in the facility”, UNTHA UK has revealed its new-look shredder test centre, allowing its customers to see exactly what the products can do. The trial department has long been … Continue reading

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30th April 2018
Minister Opens UK’s “Biggest” Fridge Recycling Plant

Minister Opens UK’s “Biggest” Fridge Recycling Plant

Government minister Dr Thérèse Coffey MP officially opened the UK’s “biggest” fridge recycling plant this week, with online retailer AO saying it will process more than 700,000 appliances in its first year of operations. The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State … 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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26th March 2018
Defra Decides On Flat Rate WEEE Compliance Fee

Defra Decides On Flat Rate WEEE Compliance Fee

Following the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) compliance fee 2017 consultation, Defra received 30 responses from producers, Producer Compliance Schemes (PCSs), professional bodies, waste management companies and local authorities. Of the 30 respondents, 28 agreed that the Secretary of … Continue reading

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