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

What Does It Cost?

REGISTRATION FEE OPTIONS

FEES
Over £1m t/o
Less than £1m & VAT Registered
Not VAT registered or Small Producer
WEEEComply Annual Membership
£500
£250
£125
EA Registration Fee
£445
£210
£30
TOTAL
£945 + VAT
£460 + VAT
£155 + VAT

COLLECTION TREATMENT & RECYCLING CHARGES

Household EEE Producers - from around £1/t placed on the market (depending upon Category). Please contact WEEEComply for further details.

Non Household EEE Producers - Non-household WEEE will be charged on a per collection basis, based on location and tonnage. Please contact WEEEComply for a quotation.

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