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.

WEEE Recycling Economics- study conducted by United Nations Unversity, the shortcomings of the current business model is published.

This study, gives reliable insight in the operational costs of compliant recycling of WEEE and the widespread selective "scavenging"of products and components and materials.

13 EERA members, encompassing 27 treatment locations in 13 countries for a total volume reported of 465,000 tons, provided data over 2016., for various collection categories.

Open link for results and recommendations in this publication.

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EERA brochure Responsible recycling of WEEE plastics containing BFR's

EERA published a brochure which decribes how WEEE recyclers treat mixed plastics with Best Available Technology in compliance with WEEE and POP regulation

EC study: WEEE Compliance Promotion Exercise

 

The European Commission DG Environment, comissioned a study WEEE Compliance Promotion Exercise in 2017. The final report is published.  Click here to download a copy of the final report of the WEEE Compliance Promotion Exercise. 

IERC Salzburg 2018: EERA press release

Why is the majority of  the waste of electronics products not reported?