Industry sets out options for alternative WEEE vision

As initial shock over plans to revise EU rules on waste electrical equipment has worn off, Charlie Dunmore explores manufacturers’ ideas on how the law should change

When the European Commission proposed a recast of the EU’s waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) directive in December 2008, part of its stated aim was to address “unintended costs and burdens on market actors” resulting from the current rules.

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