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Expert analysis of electronics-related legislation and compliance requirements, such as RoHS, REACH and WEEE, from industry expert Gary Nevison of Farnell.

Latest Tech News On Australian RoHS

Carbon Reduction Commitment-Energy Efficiency Scheme

Introduction The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme forms part of the UK Government’s drive towards a low-carbon economy. In its simplest form it is a cap-and-trade scheme for carbon emissions, similar to the European Union’s ETS scheme, but focusing on smaller, less energy-intensive organisations.   Purpose…

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RoHS progress in Australia

A report was produced, at the back end of last year, by Hyder Consulting for the Department of Environment and Water Resources as part of the preliminary environmental and economic assessment of Australian RoHS policy. The study considered three RoHS policy models identified by an Australian Government roundtable in 2005…

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Australian RoHS could be coming soon?

While RoHS legislation started life in Brussels it continues to spread around the world in its various forms. Now Australia has performed an impact assessment for local adoption of RoHS. A survey of industry was commissioned via a website. To date the impact assessment has not been made available publicly…

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