is the WEEE Directive?
Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directive is forthcoming
European legislation, that will become UK law next year. It will
effect manufacturers, retailers, consumers and reusers of electrical
and electronic goods.
It is a large
and wide-ranging legislation that many companies believe either
will not apply to them or will not affect them. As all businesses
utilise IT equipment in some way (you are using one now!), please
read these pages carefully to note your obligations and important
SEEDS 2004 is a whole day event dedicated to the compliance to
WEEE, RoHS and EuP. See the network page
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment
Disposal of electronic equipment and office equipment - phased process. The complex structure of waste defines conduct the first phase of analysis and sorting of recyclable components at the component and sent to the neutralization. Processing technology for most of the components includes sorting, homogenisation and direction to reuse pre-smelting or milling.
Processing components such as cathode ray tubes and liquid crystal display (LCD) monitors - a complicated process that requires special measures to ensure the required level of safety personnel, and the resulting components are not of interest as a secondary material resources.