Almost 3 Million Tons of CO2 Emissions Avoided Through WEEE Recycling.
Thanks to the European regulations on Waste Electric and Electronic Equipment, Europe managed to avoid almost 3 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent.
Technological Innovations could help to Reduce Food Waste
From apps controlled by smart phones, intelligent food labelling and even the rise of the ‘smart fridges’, new cutting-edge technology is set to takeover and transform the way people do their shopping and how they control their domestic food waste.
Changes in WEEE Market Demand hits Council Collections
Recent evidence shows that there has been a fall in the demand for WEEE, resulting in a impact upon the collection of materials from local authority civic amenity sites.
Welsh Bins Still Half Full with Recyclable Material, Despite Leading WEEE Targets
A new analysis has concluded that almost half of all the waste collected in Wales from residential areas is still made up of materials that can be widely recycled.
New WEEE Data Shows Rising Collection Rates as the UK is on Track to meet Targets
Collection data for the first quarter of 2016 has now been published by the environment Agency, which shows that the UK is making good progress towards meeting its WEEE target for the year.
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Only a Third of European WEEE Legally Recycled
A major two-year investigation has deduced that only a third of waste electronics and electrical equipment (WEEE) was properly recycled.
Argos Launches WEEE Trade-in Scheme
Retail giants Argos unveil new scheme in which customers are able to trade-in waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).
BIS: Future WEEE Targets “Very Achievable”
The UK will meet higher WEEE collection targets set by the EU through improved classification of business and household electrical goods, the head of environmental regulation at BIS has claimed.
Electronic Waste Worth 34 Billion Pounds Piling up in 'Toxic Mine', Warns UN Report
Very little of the discarded electrical equipment, which includes gold and silver, is being recycled - and Britain is among the worst offenders
Why WEEE is Precious
The conversation surrounding recyclate quality has become louder, no doubt given the advent of the TEEP rules in January.
2015 WEEE Targets Announced
The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) has announced in a report that the overall waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) collection target for 2015 is 506,878 tonnes.