European Electronics Recyclers Association

EERA is a professional association for reuse, recycling and reprocessing companies dealing with Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment - WEEE in Europe.The vision of EERA is for a circular economy where WEEE is managed as a resource and is returned into the economy as equipment for reuse or as a raw material. A circular economy with market actors cooperating along the value chain, an appropriate and enforced legal framework, better collection processes, treatment based on Best Available Technologies - BAT, eradication of illegal practices and product design integrated in a life-cycle approach is what EERA envisages.

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European Electronics Recyclers Association

EERA is a professional association for reuse, recycling and reprocessing companies dealing with Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment - WEEE in Europe. The vision of EERA is for a circular economy where WEEE is managed as a resource and is returned into the economy as equipment for reuse or as a raw material. A circular economy with market actors cooperating along the value chain, an appropriate and enforced legal framework, better collection processes, treatment based on Best Available Technologies - BAT, eradication of illegal practices and product design integrated in a life-cycle approach is what EERA envisages.

 

 

 

Latest news

EERA plant visit to Environnement Recycling , France

On September 25, EERA members were welcomed at Environnement recycling, Domérat, France  for a plant visit.   For more information about Environnement Recyclling: https://lnkd.in/eZfbC... Read more

WEEE recycling economics

The study WEEE recycling economics, the shortcomings of the current business model is published. The study is performed by United Nations University. The study focussed on two important aspects: the costs of compliant... Read more

Responsible recycling of WEEE Plastics needs to be saved in EU

A new legislative proposal at EU level could make the recycling of plastics from Electronic Waste (WEEE) impossible. EERA is therefore calling for a course correction.   Plastic recycling is good for people and... Read more

VDI Wissensforum Battery & WEEE Recycling

VDI Wissensforum, June 14, 2018: Two important messages from EERA:  Chris Slijkhuis (Müller-Guttenbrunn, and EERA board member) gave a presentation on The Challenges of WEEE Plastics Recycling, with the... Read more

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EERA Members

The EERA members are invited to log in here. For EERA members there is more information available: focus items, work documents, minutes of meetings and results of surveys and research documents.

 

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Events

EERA is organising at least five EERA meetings and one plant visit a year for EERA members, all over Europe. EERA members are invited to register for EERA meetings directly at the website.

Other upcoming WEEE events are also listed. 

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Publications

EERA regularly publishes papers. Presentations in workshops and conferences are frequently given to express the views of the recyclers. Position papers, brochures and relevant other publications can be found here. Work documents, minutes of meetings and results of surveys and research documents are only available for members.

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Events

2018 Activity
26 November
Monday
82 rd EERA meeting Vienna
Vienna, Austria
26 November
Monday
EERA dinner
To be decided- Center of Vienna, after the 82nd EERA meeting
27 November
Tuesday
Going Green Care Innovation 2018 November 26-29
Vienna Austria
28 November
Wednesday
Going Green Care Innovation 2018 November 26-29
Vienna Austria
 
 
 

Recyclers

The EERA members process ± 2,2 million tonnes of WEEE annually. The total amount of WEEE arising in Europe is ± 9 million tonnes of which only 3,5 million tonnes is accounted for as treated in compliance with legislation. The EERA members seek to work collaboratively with other stakeholders like the producers, take back schemes, governments and European Commission to improve the accountability of the value chain. Together with the supply chain of collectors, transporters, sorters, the WEEE reuse, recycling and reprocessing industry is a significant sector in our economy and provides jobs for > 10.000 people and contributes to conserving [2,9 million] tonnes of CO2 annually. EERA is proud to introduce its members here: