UK "unclear" on Weee, ELV implementation

The UK government's handling of EU directives on end-of-life vehicles (ELV) and waste electrical and electronic equipment (Weee) lacks clarity, according to a parliamentary report. Environment agency resources and environment ministry skills may be inadequate to deal with the laws' requirements, the MPs said. Their warning echoes criticisms levelled by a taskforce for better regulations last summer (EED 28/07/03). As well as urging the government to issue "clear guidance" to the recycling industry, the report recommends reviewing funding arrangements for ELV implementation and including printer cartridges under Weee rules. See report.

The full text of this article is only available to subscribers and free trialists. To login,please enter your email address and subscriber access code below.

Not a subscriber or free trialist? Why not take a free 14 day trial or subscribe today!

Having trouble logging in? Please contact our helpdesk

Back to top Back to top