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Lighting’s replaceable future – an online panel discussion

WEEE compliance scheme for the lighting industry, Recolight, will be hosting its next online panel discussion on 6 November at 11:00, following the three ‘Lighting and the Circular Economy’ webinars it has hosted earlier this year.

The discussion will be dedicated to the question: ‘Is the return of replaceable light sources, drivers, and other components the best route to a circular economy in the lighting industry?’.

Recolight panel discussion detailsIt will focus on the design of luminaires and lighting equipment, the latest eco-design regulations, and potential sustainable business models.

Recolight’s panel will be made up of representatives from lighting manufacturers, specifiers, and associations, including Helen Loomes, Business Development Director of International Sales at TRILUX Lighting Ltd, Ourania Georgoutsakou, Secretary General of LightingEurope and John Gorse, Technical Solutions Manager at Signify.

Commenting on the event, Ourania Georgoutsakou, Secretary General of LightingEurope said: “Policies across Europe are looking to deliver a circular economy with the introduction of mandatory design, performance, and environmental requirements.

“Sustainability is one of four pillars of LightingEurope’s work, the lighting industry has acknowledged its potential to deliver value to people and for the industry – what we care about is getting it right, striking a balance between mandatory requirements, innovation and entrepreneurship to deliver products and solutions that people want, and a level playing field.”