Posts Categorized: Electrical Waste

Ireland Powers Recycling Best Practices in Europe

  WEEE Ireland among leading delegates at 5th Annual WEEE Forum Conference in Malta New European Circular Economy package sets challenging targets for 2030   26 April 2017: Ireland will be recognised as ‘Best Practice’ recycling leaders by peers from across Europe this week, for our powerful recycling achievements based on compliance and recycling results. […]

Spring into Action this April!

Spring into Action this April for National Spring Clean Month Clear out the House and clean up the Community! Longer evenings and warmer weather means Spring is finally upon us. The countdown to summer is finally on and after a long winter, we are ready to throw out the deck chairs and light up the […]

What is an Authorised Representative?

What is an Authorised Representative Explained The 2014 WEEE regulations (S.I. 149 of 2014) introduced a new requirement for Producers based outside of Ireland to appoint an “Authorised Representative”. Therefore if you are a Producer based within the Republic of Ireland, this requirement may not apply to you. What is an Authorised Representative? An Authorised […]


PRESS RELEASE SEND YOUR OLD ELECTRONIC TOYS TO A BETTER PLACE THIS CHRISTMAS RECYCLE ELECTRONIC TOYS FOR FREE AT YOUR LOCAL CIVIC AMENITY SITE ANYTHING WITH A BATTERY OR A PLUG CAN BE RECYCLED   14th December 2016: WEEE Ireland encourages Irish householders to reduce landfill waste this Christmas by recycling all electronic toys free […]

Impact of WEEELABEX standards assessed by WEEE Forum report

A mandatory legal requirement to meet the EN 50625 series of standards on WEEE (e-waste) or at least a national agreement among compliance schemes to implement the WEEELABEX programme are the most effective strategies to improve the WEEE treatment quality in Europe and level the playing field. A new report commissioned by the WEEE Forum […]

WEEE Want Your Bulbs!

The Great Bulb Exchange is a national CFL recycling campaign which launched on Monday 10th of October and will run for 3 weeks in hardware stores around the country. Be a bright spark and recycle your waste CFL bulbs at your local hardware store in exchange for a FREE daffodil bulb (while stocks last). Following on from […]

WEEE Ireland Sponsors the Pakman Awards 2016

WEEE Ireland is pleased to announce our involvement once again in the national awards programme, the Pakman Awards 2016, which recognises and supports excellence in Waste Management and Recycling. Entries have now being invited from organisations, business community groups and individuals who have shown excellence in their application of waste management, recycling, waste prevention and environmental […]

Minister Naughten calls on public to recycle batteries on European Battery Recycling Day

September 9th Minister Denis Naughten TD calls on public to make an effort to break EU Recycling Record   45% of All Batteries must Be Recycled By End of 2016 WEEE Pledge Scheme Targets 36 Million Used Batteries Students and Schools Key to Recycling says WEEE Ireland 2 out of 3 people Do Not Recycle […]

WEEE Ireland Collected 31,000 tonnes of electrical and electronic waste in 2015

Irish consumers are recycling 15% more than they did four years ago and are now top of the EU table when it comes to recycling, a major new report has found. This significant increase is outlined in the annual report of WEEE Ireland, the largest compliance scheme in Ireland for the management of waste electrical […]