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19 March 2014
CWIT News Letter 19 March 2014
Every year, 10 million tonnes of electrical and electronic waste arises in the European Union. Some criminal groups ship a significant part of that waste stream illegally to developing countries and those with economies...Read more >
19 March 2014
Collection, logistics & Treatment requirements for WEEE General treatment requirements - BS EN 50625-1:2014
Dear EERA members, Please find below latest news of Convenor of Cenelec TXC111X Working group 6,  Richard Hughes: This is to let you know that BSI have now published BS EN 50625-1:2014. The price is £168.00 for non-BSI...Read more >
08 January 2014
New milestones in the world of regulation of WEEE
There is some important news in creating the WEEE standards, as required under Mandate M/M518. On 20 December 2013 the voting of the European National Committees on the general WEEE treatment standard EN 50625 resulted...Read more >
10 December 2013
Danmark without waste
Selected quotes from a newspaper article by the Danish Minister for the Environment Ida Auken. The complete article was published in the Danish newspaper “Information” on 8th of October 2013 - the day after Ida Auken...Read more >
04 December 2013
Speech by mr. Phil Hogan at The National Waste Summit in Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin
Mr. Phil Hogan is Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Ireland Speech Thursday, 28th November 2013 Good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen, I am delighted to be here today to address the 11th...Read more >
04 November 2013
Invitation Regional Thought Meeting Copenhagen
Last but certainly not least: The Regional Thought Meeting in Copenhagen is in a few weeks. Please find enclosed the formal invitation for the Regional Thought Meeting in Copenhagen on the 27th of November. EERA...Read more >
30 October 2013
News on Regional Thought Meetings Milan and Copenhagen
EERA Regional Thought Meetings encourages sharing insights onhow to improvethe collection of and treatment WEEE The challenge in the world of recycling of WEEE, is to find the building blocks for the implementation of...Read more >
25 October 2013
Cenelec draft standards on WEEE treatment is out!
Important news!  The final draft (FprEN 50625-1) on Collection, Logistics & Treatment of WEEE is ready. EERA strongly recommends that EU Member States adopt these Cenelec standards in the legal text of the...Read more >
22 October 2013
EERA Regional Thought Meetings encourages sharing insights in how the collection of and treatment WEEE can be inproved
The challenge in the world of recycling of WEEE, is to find the building blocks for the implementation of the Directive WEEE2 (Directive 2012/19/EU). Februar 2014 , is the deadline for the transpostion of WEEE 2 in...Read more >
11 April 2013
EERA position paper on sampling and analyses of WEEE Plastics
In order to control the risks of restricted BFR’s, EERA suggests that the control of the downstream distribution of the fraction of CRT housings only would be the best method to control the risks of restricted...Read more >
08 February 2013
Guidance Document on all WEEE Flows and Treatment Standard
Attached find the Guidance Document on all WEEE Flows and Treatment Standard,by Ceced, DigitalEurope, EERA and LightingEurope. Read more >
02 October 2012
EERA Position Paper on the New WEEE Directive
Please find in the attachment the EERA position paper on the implementation of the new WEEE Directive – WEEE 2. Read more >
31 August 2012
INVITATION EERA Regional Thought Meeting Barcelona 31 October 2012
Invitation to attend EERA’s Regional Thought Meeting 31st October 2012 in Barcelona EERA wants to inspire a dialogue between regional stakeholders i.e. authorities, producers, take back systems and recyclers,  into the...Read more >
08 July 2012
Summary Regional Thought Meeting London June 2012
Recap Regional Thought Meeting London On the 27th of June 2012 EERA’s second Regional Thought Meeting took place. The meeting provided  the participants  with an insight into the challenges the UK is facing in order to...Read more >
05 June 2012
Summary Regional Thought Meeting Prague
A successful First Regional Thought Meeting EERA’s first Regional Thought Meeting took place on the 16th of May 2012. The meeting provided  the participants  with an insight into the challenges Central and South Eastern...Read more >
01 March 2012
EERA Regional Thought Meetings
EERA wants to inspire a dialogue between regional stakeholders i.e. authorities, producers, take back systems and recyclers,  into the organization of collection and the quality of treatment of WEEE. Therefor EERA...Read more >
17 January 2012
EERA prospectus for membership | January 2012
EERA is a professional association for the recycling and reprocessing industry dealing with WEEE.Our vision is for a resource efficient economy where WEEE is managed as a resource and is returned into the economy as a...Read more >
13 January 2012
TED: We can recycle plastic
Discarded plastic, too often, ends up buried or burned, not recycled (it's just too complicated). But Mike Biddle has found a way to close the loop. Less than 10% of plastic trash is recycled -- compared to almost 90%...Read more >