New research commissioned by Material Focus has called for the systemic issues that are causing waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) recycling infrastructure in the UK to run significantly below capacity to be addressed before any future investment fund is established.
The Waste Management Plan for England evaluates how to support objectives of the Resources and Waste Strategy and the 25-Year Environment Bill and sets out measures for increasing recycling rates across England
Newcastle City Council is taking the opportunity to remind residents about correct disposal techniques for batteries and waste electricals, which are believed to have caused the fires at Walbottle HWRC
Green Alliance research finds that identifying and penalising producers of low-quality electronics could drive efficiencies annually worth up to 800,000 tonnes of avoided carbon dioxide equivalent emissions.
A new report published by WEEE Forum calls for action on the treatment of WEEE as scrap metal, urging competent authorities to penalise facilities that illegitimately incorporate WEEE into their unreported waste flows.
The latest collection figures for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) for the second quarter of 2020 have been missed due to the severe disruption caused by coronavirus, according to data released by the Environment Agency (EA).