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The WEEE Directive : 10 Years on.

What is the WEEE directive ?

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In 2007 the UK government introduced the WEEE directive which is : Waste Electric and Electronic Equipment.

This new directive was put into place to advise and issue requirements for the recovery, reuse and recycling of electronic equipment which in our business mainly involves the end of life recycling and disposal of Fluorescent , HID, LED and any other lamps that have mercury as a component.

On January 1st 2014 the WEEE directive became law in the United Kingdom and the next amendment is due in 2019 to include a wider range of products.

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