Lighting Industry

A GOVERNMENT report into the UK’s Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) recycling system has criticised the lack of regulation of online marketplaces where electrical and lighting equipment is on sale. The Environmental Audit Committee took evidence from a significant number of stakeholders from across the electronics and waste sectors.  The report – which has...
Lighting Industry

MEMBERS of Parliament have questioned a senior executive of the online marketplace Amazon over claims that many of the suppliers of lamps and other products on its site don’t comply with the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) regulations.  At a hearing of the Environmental Audit Committee, Amazon’s worldwide director of environmental affairs Robert ter...
Lighting Industry

ONLINE marketplaces have been heavily criticised by a European body over the continued sale of luminaires, lamps and other electrical equipment which don’t comply with waste regulations. The European WEEE Registers Network (EWRN) this week released a report that strongly condemns the marketplaces for the high level of non-compliance with the Waste Electrical and Electronic...