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WEEE code of practice revised and published

25th January 2016

Wayne Grant

Subject to amendments, comments and feedback on the draft version produced last autumn, a new WEEE Collection code of practice document has been revised, revamped and reproduced. The WEEE Code of Practice Document offers 9 clear steps outlining the methods, rules and regulations surrounding WEEE collections. These steps include

1. WEEE code of practice: who it applies to? 

2. WEEE code of practice: when it doesn’t apply

3. Why you must meet the codes? 

4. DCF operator responsibilities

    4.1: WEEE Collection Streams

    4.2: Reuse of whole items

    4.3: DCF self-clearance and treatment

    4.4: Chose a PCs

5. Contract between DCF and PCs 

6. Third party arrangements

7. DCF: site practice

8. PCS responsibilities

    8.1: WEEE Collection Containers

    8.2: Transporting the WEEE

    8.3: WEEE treatment standards

9. Failure to meet the code

The best place to find this updated WEEE Collection Code of Practice Document is the WEEE collector’s page or the WEEE PCS page:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/waste-electrical-and-electronic-equipment-weee-collection-code-of-practice

For more information about WEEE Collections with Comply Direct, please do not hesitate to contact one of our WEEE experts.

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