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Government plans to stop online WEEE non-compliance welcomed by Recolight
By January 10, 2019 Read More →

Government plans to stop online WEEE non-compliance welcomed by Recolight

The new position set out in the Government’s Resources and Waste Strategy means that non-compliant internet sellers will now be liable for the WEEE compliance of product they sell online.

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OECD report confirms the large scale of WEEE non-compliance through online marketplaces

OECD report confirms the large scale of WEEE non-compliance through online marketplaces

EucoLight has welcomed the OECD report on ‘Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) and the impact of online sales’, to which EucoLight members contributed. Recognition of the online WEEE non-compliance challenge, (free-riding), faced by Producer Compliance Schemes is a vital first step to addressing the problem. EucoLight endorses the recommendation to define multi seller online platforms as […]

Consumers struggle to identify waste lamp types

A multinational consumer survey by EucoLight, the European Association for lighting WEEE compliance schemes, concludes that many consumers could not identify different lamp types. Participants from the six countries surveyed were unsure how to distinguish between energy-saving, LED, incandescent and halogen lamps when shown images of the lamps. The findings were very similar in all […]

Lumicom’s Operations Controller, finding the best solution

Lumicom’s Operations Controller, finding the best solution

Alex Brothwood has recently joined Lumicom as Operations Controller. His main responsibility will be to support the operational activities of Lumicom, the Lighting Industry Association’s (LIA) EEE Producer Compliance Scheme. Alex joins Lumicom from the LIA Labs, where he was a Laboratory Engineer. There, he gained his extensive understanding of the lighting industry and its […]

Recolight supports new WEEE lighting compliance schemes trade body

A new European association focused on WEEE (waste electrical and electronic equipment) in the lighting sector has been established. EucoLight has been created to give a voice to WEEE compliance schemes that are specialised in managing the collection and recycling of lamps and luminaires. EucoLight was founded by Recolight and other compliance schemes in Spain, […]

Recolight celebrates milestone of 150 members

Recolight, the UK WEEE compliance scheme for the lighting industry, has signed up its 150th producer member. Some 17 companies have now joined the scheme since the beginning of the year. Adrian Willis, Membership Development Manager commented: “Our growing membership allows us to provide unique benefits. Our integrated waste lamp and luminaire collection service helps […]

By February 27, 2015 Read More →

Lumicom announce smashing results!

Lumicom has announced that recycling of WEEE looks set to smash through the 1000 tonnes barrier for the first time in the 12 months to March 2015 and, with the company reporting a 17% rise in the amount of EEE (Electrical & Electronic Equipment) placed on the market by its members, the LIA’s ‘in house’ […]