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Computer Recycling - Regulations - Europe
... system in February 2003, under the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE Directive, 2002/96/EC) ... The success of the WEEE directive has varied significantly from state to state, with collection rates varying between 13 kilograms per capita per annum ... collected from households within Europe are treated under the WEEE directive via Producer Compliance Schemes (whereby manufacturers of Electronics pay into a scheme ...
Waste Electrical And Electronic Equipment Directive
... The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE Directive) is the European Community directive 2002/96/EC on waste electrical and ... The WEEE Directive set collection, recycling and recovery targets for all types of electrical goods, with a minimum rate of 4 kilograms per head of population per annum ... In such instances, these are treated as "historic weee" and falls outside re-imbursement via producer compliance schemes ...
Waste Electrical And Electronic Equipment Directive - UK Implementation
... Prior to the implementation of the WEEE directive in the UK, waste electronic and electrical equipment was disposed of in the household (municipal) waste stream ... Fridges and freezers, due to chlorofluorocarbon (CFC), an ozone depleting substance WEEE that is delivered to household waste recycling centres (HWRC ... Totals of obligated WEEE for all AATFs are collated by the environment agency on a quarterly basis and reported to the EU ...
Computer Recycling - History - E-Cycling - Where Does E-waste Really Go?
... has resulted in a significant amendment to the WEEE directive (January 2012) with a view to significantly diminishing the export of WEEE (untreated e-waste) ... During debate in Strasburg, MEPs stated that "53 million tonnes of WEEE were generated in 2009 but only 18% collected for recycling", with the remainder being ...
Recycling In Ireland - WEEE
... The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directive was introduced into Irish law in August 2005 ... Ireland is the top country in Europe for electronics recycling as a result of the WEEE directive, with 30,000 tonnes of electrical and electronic being collected in 2008 ...