WHAT'S NEW:

Reducing Red Tape
The Government is consulting on changes to the battery and packaging regulations designed to reduce red tape. The proposed changes include removing the obligation on schemes to have operational plans and allowing, changing the rules on who can sign off battery data reports and removing the obligation for battery recyclers to obtain independent audit reports.

The consultation runs until 22 May and can be found
https://consult.defra.
gov.uk/waste/producer
-responsibility-consultation
Government sets 2015 WEEE Targets
BIS, the department responsible for the WEEE Regulations has set the WEEE recycling target for 2015. Overall the target has been increased by around 3% to 507 thousand tonnes. This is the amount of waste electrical equipment that Producers (via their compliance schemes) are required to recycle in 2015.
2014 WEEE target has been met
Figures on the government website have confirmed that the UK met the 2014 recycling target. The figures can be found on https://www.gov.uk/
government/statistics/
waste-electrical-and
-electronic-equipment
-in-the-uk-2013

Batteries

The Battery Regulations require Battery Producers placing more than 1 tonne on the market to join a Battery Compliance Scheme by and to fund the collection and recycling of waste batteries.

WEEEComply is pleased to offer the services of Batteryback to members as we believe that this represents the best compliance option for WEEEComply members.

WEEEComply members with a battery recycling obligation benefit from low annual membership fees and low recycling charges from one of Europe's leading battery recyclers.

Scheme members will be able to directly access Batteryback’s extensive collection network for battery collections (and request batteries collection containers).

WEEECOMPLY / BATTERYBACK FEES

JOINING FEE
NONE
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FEE
560
EA REGISTRATION FEE
600
COLLECTION AND RECYCLING
approx £80/t POM*

*Placed on the Market

Application for membership of Batteryback

WEEEComply Ltd is pleased to offer membership of the Battery Compliance
Scheme Batteryback. Contact WEEEComply for more information and an application form.

“We found the WEEE regulations daunting and confusing. The help and advice we received from WEEEComply, ensured that the introduction of this legislation ran smoothly and without a problem. The ongoing service and support has been excellent...great work guys!”

Steve Longmore
Operations Director

Novatech UK Ltd