Monthly Archives:: October 2013

BIS publishes second WEEE consultation

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The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills has recently published its second round of consultation on the transposition of the Recast WEEE Directive and changes to address market dysfunctions for household EEE. The key proposed changes include: Inclusion of photovoltaic panels within a new category 14 LED lamp Producers to bear the costs of collection… Read more »

Fridge recycling concerns over pentane ruling

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Since the release of the Environment Agency guidance stating that pentane fridges must be treated as hazardous waste, a number of warnings have been given by councils and recyclers on the rises of fridge fly-tipping and the shortage of available fridge recycling plants. Recent fly-tipping has especially been seen by councils in the West Midlands… Read more »