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Non-compliant Products Bought At Online Marketplaces: A Serious Issue All Over Europe

EucoLight workshop-  A workshop, hosted by Eucolight, the European association for lighting WEEE compliance schemes, gathered over 100 experts to discuss online sales of non-compliant products.

- The workshop concluded that solutions must be implemented to make online marketplaces responsible for products sold through their portals.

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Recolight Publishes A Definitive Guide On WEEE Open Scope For The Lighting Industry

open scope guideThe WEEE Regulations have applied to a range of products since 2007. A specific exclusion meant that household luminaires were also of scope.

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Online Sales Of Non-Compliant Products - EucoLight Workshop Brings Together Leading European Associations To Highlight The Scale Of The Problem

EucoLight workshopEucoLight, the European WEEE lighting trade association, is hosting a half day workshop on 17 Oct in Brussels to discuss the scale of the online non-compliance problem.

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Recolight Celebrates 300 Million Recycling Milestone By Launching Extended Service Offering

recolight 300 million lampsRecolight, the UK’s leading lighting WEEE compliance scheme has announced a major milestone having funded the recycling of 300 million fluorescent & LED lamps and luminaires since the WEEE regulations were implemented in 2007. This is enough waste to fill the Royal Albert Hall ten times.

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Recolight Welcomes Defra Move To Put Extended Producer Responsibility At Heart Of Waste Strategy

eprRecolight has today welcomed signals that Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) will feature heavily in Defra’s forthcoming Resources and Waste Strategy.

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Nigel Harvey To Present At Parliamentary Sustainability Group

ParliamentRecolight CEO Nigel Harvey has been invited to present at a meeting of the All Party Sustainable Resource Group. The meeting takes place on 19th July at the House of Commons.

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OECD Report Confirms The Large Scale Of WEEE Non-compliance Through Online Marketplaces

OECD reportEucoLight has welcomed OECD report on ‘Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) and the impact of online sales’, to which EucoLight members contributed.

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EcoAlly Shows Commitment To Recycling Lighting

lamp recyclingSupplying high-efficiency LED luminaires to trade, retail and consumer markets, EcoAlly is always looking for ways to support environmental friendly products. Sustainability is at the heart of their operations.

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European Union Circular Economy Package

Circular Economy PackageEucoLight congratulates the European Union for the publication of the Circular Economy Package and the inclusion of minimum requirements for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)

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Government Announces WEEE Regulations Decisions And Signals Move To Tackle Non-compliance Of Online Marketplaces

lightingThe Government has published a summary of the responses they received to their recent WEEE regulations consultation – and indicated some of the actions they intend to take.

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