WEEE Producer Responsibility
WEEE REGULATIONS OVERVIEW FOR PRODUCERS
The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2006 (SI3259) (the WEEE Regulations) are UK wide regulations that transpose the requirements of the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive that was adopted by the EC in 2003 (2002/96/EC and 2003/108/EC).......... (Link to WEEE Regs) and 2007 amendment.
METAL AND WASTE LICENCES AND APPROVALS
In addition to our obligatory waste management and treatment licences Metal and Waste Recycling are able to offer bespoke closed loop solutions for WEEE treatment on a nationwide basis to BATRRT (Best Available Treatment Recovery & Recycling Techniques) and have been approved by the Environment Agency as an AE (Approved Exporter ) and AATF (Approved Authorised Treatment Facility).
The WEEE Regulations place new responsibilities on producers and importers of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE). These include taking responsibility for the financing , collection, treatment and recycling of electrical and electronic wastes.
The regulations include targets for the amount of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) that will need to be treated, recovered and recycled.
If you MANUFACTURE - IMPORT - REBRAND - DISTRIBUTE - SELL -- STORE - TREAT - DISMANTLE - RECYCLE - DISPOSE or USE. Any electrical or electronic equipment (EEE) with a voltage of up to 1000 volts AC or 1500 volts DC
THEN YOU HAVE AN OBLIGATION