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Jurisdictions 81  [28] 44  [12] 48  [16]
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Latest country reports updates
US - Arkansas:  WEEE20-Aug-14
Uganda:  WEEE22-Jul-14
Malaysia:  WEEE29-Jun-14
Laos:  General Waste Policy14-Jun-14
Indonesia:  Packaging14-Jun-14
Bulgaria:  Batteries28-May-14
Israel:  WEEE30-Apr-14
Indonesia:  WEEE28-Apr-14
Vietnam:  WEEE05-Apr-14
Vietnam:  Batteries04-Apr-14
Free Reports
WEEE policy implementation models (Presentation, Delhi) - Dec-12
Portable battery collection target achievement (Report for EBPA) - Sep-13
Role of producer responsibility in a circular economy (Presentation Green Week Brussels) - Jun-14
Events
Circular Materials Conference
23-24 Sep 14, Stockholm (Sweden)
19th International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2014
24-26 Sep 14, Hamburg (Germany)
Recoup Plastics Recycling Conference 2014
25 Sep 14, Peterborough (United Kingdom)
E-Scrap 2014
22-23 Oct 14, Orlando, Florida (USA)
Electronics Recycling Asia, November 11 – 14, 2014, Singapore
11-14 Nov 14, Shangri-La Hotel (Singapore)
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Questions & Answers
Regional Issues: In many EU member states municipalities or retailers sell WEEE they collect to 'non producers' which seems contrary to the principle of producer responsibility. Could you comment?  Answered on 24-Sep-11
Serbia: Does the WEEE Regulation allow for a non-Serbian company that does not import itself to register as producer and take on the responsibilities imposed on producers by the Regulation? And if so, how would it be able to handle this tax requirement?   Answered on 19-Jul-11
Bulgaria: Is the new WEEE register operational and is it possible for a non-Bulgarian company to register as a producer?  Answered on 18-Jul-11
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05-Aug-14  Canada (EPR Policy)
Progress report on nationwide Action Plan for EPR
The report by the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) report concludes that “EPR as one approach to increase waste diversion will continue to play an important role in Canada in the years to come”.

28-Jul-14  Australia (WEEE)
MobileMuster becomes first accredited voluntary product stewardship scheme
MobileMuster, the mobile telecommunications industry’s official recycling scheme, became the first voluntary product stewardship scheme to be formally accredited under the 2011 Product Stewardship Act on 25 July.

02-Jul-14  European Commission (Waste Policy)
Green Growth package incl. proposal for new waste stream directives launched
The Commission has today launched its Green Growth package. The aim is to link waste policy with resource efficiency through the “circular economy”, which is meant to reduce resource consumption, maximise reuse and recycling, and improve security of supply and create jobs by reprocessing waste materials within Europe. “Waste policy is zero waste policy”, says Environment Commissioner Potocnik.

11-Jun-14  Europe (WEEE)
Video presentation 'Producer responsibility’s role in closing the material loop for EEE'
The presentation was originally held on 4 June 2014 during Green Week, 'the biggest annual conference on European environment policy'.

29-May-14  Europe (Packaging Eco-Label)
Ecolabel under review
Consultants Ricardo-AEA and others are carrying out a review of the EU Ecolabel, to be completed by the end of 2014.

04-Dec-13  Europe (Batteries)
Video presentation of study on battery collection rates in EEA
We have prepared a video presentation of the recent study commissioned by the European Portable Battery Association (EPBA) and carried out by Sagis and Perchards.




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