Category Archives: Vapes


Draft legislation on vape ban published, as Wastecare successfully trials mechanised vape recycling process

Posted on 15th March, 2024

Hazardous waste management provider Wastecare Group, have successful trialed a mechanised vape recycling process at their Halifax battery recycling plant. In this week’s budget announcement (Weds 6th March 2024), the Government confirmed they plan to ban disposable vapes in in England, in line with Scotland and Wales. This has now been confirmed in a published…

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UK to ban disposable vapes to curb youth uptake and environmental impact

Posted on 29th January, 2024

It has come as no surprise to us at Wastecare, and the wider waste management and compliance sector, that the government has announced today (Monday 29th Jan) the intention to ban disposable vapes in the UK. As well as banning single-use devices, the government is expected to introduce restrictions on flavours and marketing, as well…

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Navigating regulation changes, problematic recycling costs, and the impact of the PBS: Arcus Compliance interview Wastecare on the road ahead for UK vape producers and importers

Posted on 27th November, 2023

Arcus Compliance recently sat down with our Head of Compliance Clément Gaubert, and our Head of Systems Development Kyle Beachill, to discuss the recent changes to EEE regulations that are due to have an impact on vape producers and importers. Arcus’ Managing Director Robert Sidebottom asks what the PBS will mean for vape producers, why…

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