Monday, 2 July 2007


Not being a hugely clever person I am trying to figure out the implications of this one.
It looks good but I shall have to figure out how good and what it really means.

Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)

WEEE is the fastest growing waste stream in the UK. The WEEE Regulations aim to reduce the amount of this waste going to landfill, and increase recovery and recycling rates.

There are certain requirements for WEEE relating to:

  • separate collection, disposal and recycling
  • standards for its treatment at authorised facilities
  • collection, recycling and recovery targets.

Key dates

The regulations came into force on 2 January 2007.
Producers had to join a compliance scheme by 15 March 2007.
Producers have to mark electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) from 1 April 2007.
Full responsibility for treating and recycling household WEEE begins on 1 July 2007. In this guideline:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...


We've recently upgraded which has resulted in broken links on your WEEE post.

The WEEE link should now link to

The links beneath have now changed too.

Many thanks for your assistance