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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 Electronic Tech News About WEEE Recast

The WEEE Recast set for 2014

The WEEE Recast 2012/19/EU or WEEE2 as it may well be referred to was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 24 July 2012. Member States have 18 months to transpose into national law. While the UK target is 14 February 2014 for the Recast…

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WEEE Recast published in the OJ

On 24 July 2012, the “recast” of the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE) was published in the Official Journal of the European Union. As normal the Directive will enter into force 20 days later. Member States will have until 14 February 2014 to transpose into national law…

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Recycling targets for WEEE

The Council of The European Union has adopted a directive on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment which aims to improve collection, re-use and recycling of used electronic devices so as to contribute to the overall reduction of waste as well as the more efficient use of resources. It aims…

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UK WEEE update

Rumour that the UK was intending to stick with 13 categories as part of the WEEE Recast are somewhat premature. According to officials at the Department of Business Innovation and Skills the UK has not sought specific advice from its lawyers as yet. This will be a transposition issue and…

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