"Weee" tag

TREEE, a new protagonist of the circular economy

Centro Servizi RAEE, a company founded in 2008 by Andrea Ratti, completes the supply chain from the household appliances home delivery to the collection, treatment and recycling of WEEE, playing a prominent role…

WEEE, new obligations starting from 2018

From the next year, the application of the WEEE regulation (imposed by the Legislative Decree n. 49/2014) will be extended to a wider range of electrical and electronic appliances and, consequently, a greater…

Weee: five consortia launch the Raee (Weee) Coupon project

The Ecoped, ecoR’it, ERP Italy, Remedia and Ridomus consortia have jointly presented the Raee (Weee) Coupon project to encourage the collection of small Weee. The initiative involves e-commerce operators and a number of…

Ecodom managed about 78,400 tons of WEEE in 2015

The tonnes of WEEE treated in 2015 by the Italian consortium Ecodom were about 78,400. This activity allowed to recycle over 47,000 tons of iron, about 1,700 tons of aluminum, more than 1,600…

WEEE management in Italy: program agreements have been completed

Ceced Italia has signed an agreement with retailers and trade organizations. With this program agreement it ends the long revision process of the WEEE Directive (2002). The new agreement is valid for three…

Illegal shipment of waste: the opinion of CECED

According to a report from 2010 (WEEE Forum, Layman’s Report, Harmonization of a common set of European standards for the treatment and recycling of electronic and electrical waste and for the monitoring of…

The new WEEE decree will come into force from 12th April

The decree implementing the European WEEE Directive (2012/19/EU), which has been approved on March 14th by the Italian Council of Ministers, has been published in the Official Gazette and will come into force…

Ecolight’s vademecum to dispose electronic waste

Ecolight, national consortium that is responsible for the management of electronic waste and batteries, offers a guide with three simple rules to properly dispose WEEE. The first rule is to take them to…

Second generation wastes

Innovative processes of Weee recovery

Innovative technologies for the recovery of materials from Weee have been developed by Enea on the basis of hydrometallurgical processes, considered advantageous in comparison with traditional pyrometallurgical systems, especially in terms of environmental…

Recycling

Long life to household appliances

The collection and the treatment of Weee give recycling opportunities of second raw materials, projects of social recovery and of artistic research. Italy can boast excellence peaks but the way to perfect the…

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