Lighting Industry Company News

Modest Increases For Lamp And Luminaire Recycling Rates In 2017

2017 recycling rateRecolight has welcomed a further increase in the UK’s annual lighting waste recycling rates. Data released today by the Environment Agency (EA) shows that the 2017 lamp recycling rate was 48.5% – up from 47.5% in 2015. At the same time, the luminaire rate also increased from 7.1% to 7.5%.

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Lighting The Past And The Future – 90 Glorious Years Of Thorn Lighting

TLG 90 years SiteThorn Lighting celebrates its milestone 90th anniversary on 29th March 2018 and the company remains a major force in the global lighting industry.

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Lighting Contractors Should Demand Free WEEE Recycling

Recolight lamp recyclingThe rapid transition to LED has seen large scale roll-outs of LED integrated light fittings across the UK. That is great news for energy and cost saving, and carbon emissions.

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Kevin Thompson Joins Mackwell

kevin thompsonMackwell, the global leader in Emergency lighting solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Thompson as General Manager for the Middle East, India and Africa (MEIA).

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Recolight - The Challenge Of Recycling LED Lamps

recolightledsThe rapid change from fluorescent to LED in the UK market is yet to impact the recycling sector. Work is underway to address the challenges that LED recycling will bring.

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Tridonic - Connected Lighting Is Opening Up New Possibilities

tridonic logoThis year’s Nobel Prize for Medicine was awarded to three researchers for their work on the biological rhythms and molecular mechanisms of plants, animals and humans. Thanks to their excellent research, we now know more about the biology of our internal clock and the way it adapts to the day/night cycle.

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Wieland Electric On Cutting Installation Time: the intelligent approach to cabling

Metalynx2Mark Redfern of Wieland Electric argues that cabling methodology can have a critical role in ensuring building performance, as well as impacting installation schedules.

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Nualight Predictions For Retail Lighting In 2018

sainsbury becktonWith the end of 2017 insight we discuss what 2018 holds for the retail industry and the role lighting will play, with Andrew Cronin, Nualight Vice president – Product Research & Development:

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Calls For Non-compliance By Online Retailers To Be Addressed In Waste Directive

trade associationsThree leading European trade associations have written an open letter to the European Commission, calling for action to tackle non-compliance with waste legislation, of sales through online retailers. The letter is co-signed by EucoLight, the WEEE Forum, and EXPRA.

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Nualight Launch A New Website

launch thumbnailIntroducing the new website from Nualight, packed with new products, case studies and features to make your life a little easier. The powerful search and filter functions make it easy to navigate the entire product portfolio and quickly find the right solution.

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