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

International E Waste Day 2021

This year’s International E-Waste Day (#ewasteday), taking place on 14 October, will focus on the crucial part each of us plays, as consumers and citizens, in making circularity a reality for e-products. According to... Read more

New joint report Recommendations Tackling fires caused by Lithium Ion Batteries in WEEE

Good news: Today is the press release of a new joint report Recommendations Tackling fires caused by Lithium Ion Batteries in WEEE”. The report is attached and will be available at EERA website. The first deliverable... Read more

G7: 'Mount Recyclemore' of leaders made from electronic waste in Cornwall

According to a United Nations report, more than 53 million tonnes of e-waste was generated worldwide in 2019 - over 9 million tonnes more than five years earlier. Lets promote compliant recycling of WEEE in Europe and... Read more

ECA: EU actions and existing challenges on electronic waste

  The European Court of Auditors published a new report EU actions and existing challenges on E- waste:. EU e-waste targets difficult to achieve. “The collection and recovery of e-waste in the EU has improved over ... 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. 

Events

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.

Publications

 

Events

2021 Activity
29 November
Monday
EERA meeting 94
Frankfurt Germany Please check EERA website frequently or contact the secretariat
30 November
Tuesday
E waste world conference 2021
Frankfurt or online
2022
19 January
Wednesday
IERC 2022
Salzburg and online
 
 
 

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: