Manfred Fahrner received IERC honorary award

17 January 2018  -  events
January 16, Manfred Fahrner, Alba Group and the first president of the European Electronics Recyclers Association – EERA, has received the IERC  honorary award for all his achievements for the WEEE industry. He was EERA president for 10 years and he was the driver behind the success of the organisation. Due to his efforts in discussions with European Parliament members and the Europe...

Global E waste monitor 2017

02 January 2018  -  events
The Global E waste monitor 2017.   Quantities, Flows and Resources.  Authored by C.  Baldé, V.  Forti,  V. Gray, R. Kuehr, P. Stegman.   global-e-waste-monitor-2017.pdf

NSRR Fast Track Notifications

13 December 2017  -  General
  The case, initiated by Müller-Guttenbrunn GmbH and HKS Metals deals with the concept of Fast-Tracks for WEEE: making shipments to compliant EU WEEE recyclers easier and faster. Article 14 of the European Waste Shipment Regulation provides ample basis for the concept of Fast-Track Notifications, but implementation can be improved. For this case Flemish, French, UK, Danish and Dutch ...

EERA letter to EC: Chinese National Sword Program is an opportunity for CE

06 December 2017  -  General
November 22, 2017: EERA has sent a letter to EU Commissioners Mrs. Elżbieta Bieńkowska and Mr. Karmenu Vella: Chinese National Sword Program is an opportunity for Circular Economy Dear Mrs. Bieńkowska and Mr. Vella,Recently our industry was informed that the Chinese Government notified the World TradeOrganisation – WTO (Notification G/TBT/N/CHN/1211) concerning the import restrictions by...

Press release Belgium September 2017

20 September 2017  -  General
Press release in Belgium : EERA has sent out a press release in Belgium to create awareness for the situation in Belgium for recycling of WEEE. The Belgium authorities are considering  to release the madatory...