Scheduled to come into force with a new treatment ordinance on 01 January 2022, a draft amendment to the Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act (ElektroG) in Germany was released by the Ministry of Environment in September alongside a replacement to the Batteries Act and an amendment to the Circular Economy Act.
The proposed amendment contains a number of key changes designed to increase the WEEE collection rate in the country and decrease free-riding, including:
For more information on the proposed changes, that also include an updated EEE scope and new additional registration requirements, and for assistance with meeting all your recycling compliance obligations in Germany, please contact EC4P.
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