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Lighting And The Circular Economy Conference 24th March

Recolight conferenceOn 24th March Recolight are hosting a conference to highlight how the lighting industry can adopt Circular Economy principles. The event, which takes place in London Docklands, is intended to highlight the commercial opportunities in ending waste and obsolescence for lighting products.

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Recolight Welcomes Defra Decision To Require Retailers To Collect Waste Electricals And Lamps

lamp recyclingDefra have now confirmed that from the end of 2020, most retailers will be required to provide in-store WEEE takeback. The new requirement will apply to all retailers and wholesalers with annual sales of electrical items above £100,000.

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Disturbing EU-wide Scale Of WEEE Non-compliance Through Online Marketplaces

EUCOLIGHTThe results of a multi-national study into non-compliance of product sold through online marketplaces were revealed at a workshop hosted in Brussels on 6 November by EucoLight.

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The Net Is Closing In For Online Non-compliance

the net is closingA new EU regulation means that online fulfilment houses will be required to take responsibility for compliance documentation, if there is no appointed manufacturers’ representative.

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Recolight Looks Forward To New WEEE System

fresh thingingAt an event to mark the 12th anniversary of the commencement of the WEEE regulations in the UK, Recolight CEO Nigel Harvey took the opportunity to recommend changes to the system.

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Maurice Spee Of Signify Appointed Chair Of Recolight Board Of Directors

Maurice Spee joins RecoightRecolight, the leading WEEE compliance scheme for lighting, is pleased to announce the appointment of Maurice Spee from Signify as Chair of the Recolight Board.

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2019 EucoLight Conference Adopts Positions On Eco-modulation And Online Non-compliance

Eucolight conference 2019High on the agenda for the EucoLight annual conference this month were non-compliance of product sold through online marketplaces, impact of open scope and eco-modulation of WEEE fees.

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Impact Of Waste Packaging Consultation On Lighting Producers

DEFRA consultationThe government has recently launched a major review of waste packaging legislation. The proposals could result in producer costs for waste packaging increasing up to ten times, by 2023.

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Recolight Welcomes New Defra Proposals To Tackle Non-compliant Product Sold Through Online Marketplaces

online marketplaceWEEE scheme Recolight has warmly welcomed new proposals from Defra to make online marketplaces responsible for compliance with producer responsibility legislation.

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Glenn Christie Of Tungsram Lighting Joins Recolight Board

Glenn ChristieRecolight, the leading WEEE compliance scheme, is pleased to announce the appointment of Glenn Christie from Tungsram Lighting to the Recolight Board.

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