WEEE

Recycling of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment

WEEE

Waste of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) are the electric or electronic equipments being wastes according to Article 183, para 1, letter a), of the Legislative decree April 3rd,2006, no. 152, including all components, sub-assemblies and consumables which are part of the device when the customer discards it or intends or has the obligation to do that.

Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) are the equipment which is dependent on electric currents or electromagnetic fields in order to work properly and equipment for the generation, transfer and measurement of such currents and fields and designed for use with a voltage rating not exceeding 1 000 Volt for alternating current and 1 500 Volt for direct current.

ERP recipients

Companies that produce or import equipment and products such as –

electrical or IT products, PCs, computers, printers, large and small household appliances, IT and telecommunications equipment, consumer equipment and air conditioners, lighting equipment, electrical and electronic equipment, toys and leisure and sports equipment, medical devices, monitoring and control instruments, vending machines, batteries and accumulators, and photovoltaic panels

– can use an international compliance scheme for the collection and recycling of B2C and B2B WEEE in Italy and abroad and to comply with regulatory obligations in the various countries in which they are present, using a single operator.

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Producers

of Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Batteries and Accumulators

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Distributors

of Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Batteries and Accumulators

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Importers

of Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Batteries and Accumulators

Support for EEE Producers

Our solutions allow Producers to comply with the WEEE legislation effectively and in full compliance with current regulations.

Financing model for WEEE

Legislative Decree 49/14, recently amended by Legislative Decree 118/2020, provides for the obligation of EEE Producers to organize and finance WEEE collection, treatment and recycling operations. This on the basis of the Extended Producer Responsibility Principle and in order to achieve the minimum collection and recycling objectives, imposed by the European Union and implement the so-called Circular economy.

Regulation

The Legislative Decree n. 49 of 14 March 2014 represents the reference legislation regarding Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment.

It has currently been modified by Legislative Decree 118/2020, which implements the European Directive 2018/849, present in the Circular Economy Package.

Regulations

Sanctions

Companies that do not comply with WEEE and RPA regulations may face penalties for non