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New EU WEEE proposals

A study published by the European Commission recommends the creation of a dedicated European body to oversee the implementation and enforcement of European Union waste law. This forms part of a series of steps being taken by the EC to improve waste management and ensure it meets the requirements set by EU legislation to protect human health and the environment. ...

WEEE does impact the EDE

The WEEE directive requires 10 categories of electrical equipment to be collected, treated, recycled and disposed of when it reaches end of life. The directive sets targets for the percentages of materials that must be recovered and includes a list (in Annex II) of parts that have to be removed and then recycled separately. The Directive also includes a requirement ...