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ERP increases WEEE management by 18% in 2020 despite lockdown

  • Domestic WEEE collect grew 12% while commercial collection grew close to 150%

ERP Spain increased collection and management of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) by 17.7% in 2020 despite logistical limitations, partial closures of many collection channels, and restrictions on movement experienced during the months of lockdown due to the Covid-19 crisis.

The collection and management of WEEE of domestic origin rose to 27,732 tonnes in 2020, 12% more than managed by ERP Spain in 2019. Regarding WEEE for exclusively professional use, the total collected and managed by ERP Spain in 2020 rose to 2,684 tonnes, 147.8% more than the previous year.