Category Archives: EEE

01Jul

BIS confident over future WEEE targets

Posted on 1st July, 2015

Meeting higher targets for the collection of waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE) looks “very achievable”, according to an official from the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS). Speaking at a WEEE Conference in London in June, Steven Andrews said that both EU collection and producer compliance scheme targets had been achieved, while the…

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01Jul

Steptoe to Del Boy

Posted on 1st July, 2015

This year’s WEEE Conference was held at the Connaught Rooms in London by letsrecycle.com. Peter Hunt, our Group Chairman, spoke on the benefits and importance of reuse within the waste hierarchy. Please visit PRESENTATION AND NOTES  for a copy of the presentation and notes which have been kindly supplied by letsrecycle.com. (Pictured right: Peter Hunt)

01Jul

WRAP unveils new five-year plan

Posted on 1st July, 2015

The Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has launched a new five-year plan, highlighting electronics as one of three priority areas of focus. The government-funded resource efficiency body launched the ‘Resource Revolution, Creating the Future’ plan in June. The plan covers the years 2015-2020 and represents the first plan by WRAP since it gained charity…

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01May

Electronic Graveyards

Posted on 1st May, 2015

Photographs show one of west-Africa’s vast electronic graveyards where tonnes of used and unwanted appliances from all over the world are being dumped every year. Computers, microwave and fridges are just a few of the electronic items which are are being illegally exported to African countries and dumped in landfills in Ghana because “it costs…

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14Jun

WEEE2 Conference indicates clear preference

Posted on 14th June, 2013

With barely two weeks to go until the WEEE Recast Consultation period ends and with so many drastically different options still being considered by BIS, it is more important than ever that producers and other stakeholders understand the options and make their voices heard. Last Monday WasteCare Group held the first of their WEEE2 conferences…

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21May

ElectroFarm deals

Posted on 21st May, 2013

The new Electrofarm.co.uk website has now been live a little over a month and the sales are already picking up pace. The refurbished items offered on the site represents the highest grade stock available at our Normanton reprocessing facility with many items still in their original packaging. With this in mind, it is understandable that…

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06Mar

EeeCare greatly increases TV reuse

Posted on 6th March, 2013

Customer service has always been at the heart of the business ethos of all retailers; this has resulted in many of the retail giants offering extended guarantees on electrical equipment. The downside to this policy is many thousands of TVs are now returned to stores with minor faults or damage forcing stores to return the…

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06Mar

New packaging for EeeCare

Posted on 6th March, 2013

WasteCare’s EEE refurbishment service has expanded greatly in the past few months branching into fridges, freezers, dishwashers, TVs and washing machines. With a large amount of equipment making its way into the site, we are now developing multiple routes to market for the equipment. With such high standards of service already set by the EeeCare…

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We are closely monitoring the current COVID-19 outbreak and are applying the recommended health and hygiene practices to all aspects of our operations. Whilst these are challenging times, we wish to reassure our customers that we are maintaining our usual service levels to all our customer where required. We have also launched CliniCare for handling contaminated PPE, contaminated wipes and infectious waste, as well as providing an onsite decontamination service should it be required. For more information regarding availability of service or should you require advice, pleaseClick Here.
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