WEEE (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment)

Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment

Don’t hoard small items, experts urge consumers ahead of International E-waste Day

Event runs with the slogan: ‘Recycle it all, no matter how small!’ Roughly 5.3 billion mobile or smartphones will drop out of use this year,...

“Put yourself at the forefront of the sustainable lighting revolution”: September event

Circular economy and lighting expert Recolight trails a forthcoming event that aims to equip participants with an understanding of new regulations in the sustainability...

Firm launches collaborative service for end-of-life batteries

Resource recovery expert Axion has joined forces with two other partners in a major initiative aimed at reusing and recycling the growing volume...

Shedding light on luminaire recyclability

An assessment of the recyclability of waste luminaires appears to show that over 83% of a typical batch of these lighting components can be...

China never to return to e-scrap import levels of the past, says trade association

As a result of China’s National Sword initiative, the country’s importation of e-scrap will never return to how it was in the past, according...

EU rules compel manufacturers to make repair easier

The European Parliament voted on 23 April to adopt new rules on the so-called “right to repair” for consumers, which aim to make it...

Campaign aims to make some noise for battery recycling

178 million used batteries hoarded in UK homes and millions more end up in landfill Warnings of environmental impact and health risks #BringBackHeavyMetal campaign launched to...

Sponsored content: The drive for resource efficient lighting

The lighting Industry is truly starting to embrace the concept of the circular economy and sustainability. This is happening now, and is no longer...