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Eucolight Survey Shows Consumers Struggle To Identify Different Types Of Waste Lamps

What type of lampEucoLight, the European Association for lighting WEEE compliance schemes, has conducted a multinational consumer survey.  The survey concluded that many consumers were unable to distinguish between different lamp types.  

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Recolight Analysis Suggests LED Lamps Sold Through Some Online Retailers May Breach WEEE Regs

led lampsRecolight, the leading WEEE scheme for the UK lighting industry, has collated data to estimate the possible scale of WEEE non-compliance through some online retailers.

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WEEE Compliance – why lamp recycling should be free for end users

waste lamp recyclingThe WEEE regulations require producers of electrical equipment to take responsibility for recycling their products at the end of life. This is known as Extended Producer Responsibility.

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EucoLight Conference Highlights Challenges Faced For WEEE Lighting

EUCOLIGHT Bratislava 2017Delegates from 18 lighting WEEE compliance schemes and their lighting producer board members met at the second EucoLight Conference in Bratislava to discuss and share insight into challenges faced with the WEEE lighting.

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Recolight Shortlisted For Awards for Excellence In Recycling

awards for excellenceRecolight are delighted to be shortlisted as a finalist at the Awards for Excellence in Recycling & Waste Management in Recycling Business of the Year category for “Helping to Raise the UK Lamp Recycling Rate”.

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Recolight Collects Lighting Industry Data For Defra

Recolight collects data forRecolight is inviting household luminaire producers to provide information that will help determine how the WEEE regulations might affect the lighting industry in 2019.

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Recolight Shortlisted For National Recycling Awards

NRA shorlist 2017Recolight is delighted to have been shortlisted for the MRW National Recycling Awards 2017.  Recolight is one of six shortlisted companies in the category for Waste Electrical and Electrical Equipment (WEEE) Innovation.

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2016 Recycling Rate Jumps Ahead For Lamps And Luminaires

waste lamp recyclingRecolight has welcomed a further increase in the UK’s annual waste lamp recycling rate.   Data recently released by the Environment Agency (EA) shows that the 2016 rate was 47.5% - up nearly 4% from 43.6% in 2015.  At the same time, the luminaire rate increased from 4.4% to 7.1%.

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Recolight Appoints Francesca Cameron To Develop The Recolight Network

Francesca CameronRecolight is pleased to announce the appointment of Francesca Cameron to develop the Recolight collection network.

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Recolight Support Government’s Proposed 2017 UK Lamp Recycling Target

lamp target for 2017DEFRA have today proposed a 2017 lamp collection target for the UK of 6009 tonnes.  They have said they would particularly welcome evidence from stakeholders to support or indicate if an alternative target may be appropriate.

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