Recycling Compliance News

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E- Waste Rules, 2018 come into force in India
March 2018

On 22 March 2018, the E- Waste (Management) Amendment Rules were published in the Official Gazette and came into force on the same day. Find out more...

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Eradication of Avoidable Plastics in the UK
February 2018

UK Gov. announces plans to eradicate avoidable plastic waste by 2042. Avoidable being the operative word in the plan which is set over 25 years. Find out more...

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WEEE Recast Scope Adoption Timeline
August 2017

EU Member States in ‘transitional period’ for product scope of WEEE Recast Directive until 15 August 2018. Find out more...

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Distance Seller Batteries & Packaging Obligations
February 2017

Companies may only be obligated for collection and recycling of waste packaging if located within the country of sale. Find out more...

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Extended Producer Responsibility in Russia
May 2016

Russia implements legislation with requirements similar to EU Member State take-back, collection & recycling regulations. Find out more...

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Mandatory Visible Recycling Fee introduced in Slovakia
January 2016

Slovak Waste Act (79/2015) introduced obligation for producers of consumer electronics to display associated recycling costs. Find out more...

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Luminaries Reporting Confusion in UK
August 2015

United Kingdom confusion within industry about WEEE category luminaries equipment with integrated LEDs should be reported under. Find out more...

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Removal of the Eco-Contribution in Malta
July 2015

Maltese Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) to publish legislative amendments removing Eco-Contribution for WEEE. Find out more...

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Extended Producer Responsibility in Chile
June 2015

On 9th June 2015 the Senate of the Chilean Ministry of Environment approved a bill for the Law on the Promotion of Recycling. Find out more...

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Commission refers Germany to Court over WEEE Recast
June 2015

The European Commission has referred Germany to the European Court of Justice on the grounds that Germany has failed to transpose the WEEE Recast Directive. Find out more...

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Printer Cartridges in scope of new UK WEEE Regs
January 2015

On 20th Jan 2015, the UK Environment Agency issued a statement regarding printer cartridges and the UK WEEE Regulations. Find out more...

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