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

86th EERA meeting & IERC Salzburg 2020

   Large Turnout for 86th EERA meeting in Salzburg   The 86th meeting of the European Electronics Recyclers Association (EERA) took place in Salzburg on January 21st, with a large member turnout, in ... Read more

iERC 2020

The 19th International Electronics Recycling Congress, which takes place from January 21 – 24, 2020 in beautiful Salzburg is only two weeks left. Hopefully we will meet our members druring the 86th EERA meeting ... Read more

Minimum quality standards for WEEE in Europe

A call for Implementing Acts to lay down minimum quality WEEE treatment standards in strict accordance with the European standards The European Commission is considering the preparation of possible Implementing Acts ... Read more

Cewaste Public consultation now open.

Help us shape the voluntary certification scheme! The public consultation on the draft of the voluntary certification scheme developed by the CEWASTE project is now open. The document CEWASTE Requirements for Impro... 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

2020 Activity
17 March
Tuesday
Circular Material Conference in Gothenburg
Gothenburg
 
 
 

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: