Waste management company fined £500,000
19th October 2017
Consultation on implementing EU’s new sustainability requirements for the use of bioliquids to generate electricity.
24th October 2017

Consultation on amendments to the WEEE Regulations

Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs is consulting on plans to amend the UK’s 2013 regulations for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). The changes will include:
• introducing “Open Scope” requirements, which extends the regulations to all electrical and electronic equipment unless specifically exempt
• making membership to the Producer Balancing Scheme compulsory
• changing how producer fees are allocated in the UK
Consultation closes 8th December. https://consult.defra.gov.uk/environmental-quality/weee-regulations-amendments/