Electroscrap issues still unresolved across EU

There are still no clear indications of how most EU-15 governments will deal with the key issues left to their discretion under new EU rules on the recycling of electric and electronic waste (the Weee directive), according to a consultancy study commissioned by the UK industry ministry. The law requires separate collection of electroscrap from 13 August 2005, but most governments are still enganged in extensive consultations on critical elements such as collection systems, takeback requirements for non-household waste, and historical waste. See study.

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