Under the Regulations all retailers supplying EEE and automotive and/or industrial batteries must register as a retailer with their Local Authority (€200) or with the Compliance Scheme (free of charge) responsible for their area.
Each individual retail premise must register. Retailer registration is a separate requirement to Producer registration.
EEE and Battery Retailers have additional obligations under the WEEE and Battery regulations
Display the applicable Environmental Management Cost on the price notice relating to each item of EEE.
Take back WEEE of similar type on a one-for-one, like for like basis, free of charge and promote instore.
Ensure that all items of EEE or batteries distributed are placed on the market by a registered producer.
Ensure that WEEE is stored correctly and transferred to contractors operating on behalf of WEEE Ireland.
Keep records relating to quantities of WEEE taken back, stored and removed from premises.
For a summary of the main listing of Retailer obligations please see here »
Anything with a plug or battery, WEEE recycle for FREE
We'll Take it Back
WEEE Ireland operates a direct collection service free of charge directly from retail stores and distribution hubs for WEEE and waste batteries. To find a store taking part in this campaign please click here »
It is mandatory under the Regulations to hand over WEEE to the compliance Scheme in your area, please contact the collections team for more information »
The WE’ll take it back Campaign helps retailers promote WEEE recycling in store as a service to their customers. Marketing support and collateral is available for this campaign on www.weee.ie