January 18th 2016

130 stakeholders signed: Petition Make EN 50625 series for WEEE treatment mandatory in all MS
More than 130 stakeholders signed the petition already!   PETITION WEEFORUM- EERA Call on European Commission to adopt an implementing act making compliance with EN 50625 WEEE treatment standards mandatory   The playing...
February 9th 2015

4th Copper Recycling Conference 17-19 June, Barcelona
  The 4th Copper recycling conference will take place in Barcelona on 17-19 of June.    
September 1st 2015

93 WEEELABEX operators now listed (October 2015)
In the attachment you can find more details on WEEELABEX certified operators or please check: http://www.weeelabex.org/#!weeelabex-organisation/component_74511 or check the latest infomormation in the document uploaded...
February 2nd 2017
Brochure European Standards for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  Now available the brochure which gives you objective information about the European Standards fo Waste Electrical and Elecronic Equipment (WEEE). Link to this brochure: http://issuu.com/eera-recyclers/docs/...
June 17th 2015

Call for papers IERC Salzburg January 2016
Please find in the attachment further information from IERC salzburg if you are interested in giving a presention at the IERC Conference, january 2016. 
February 4th 2016

Ceced, Digital Europe, EERA & WEEE Forum call on EC to take appropriate measures to make compliance with the EN 50625 series mandatory
Ceced, Digital Europe, EERA and WEEEForum call on the European Commission, following the completion of the remaining Cenelec documents and an appropriate Impact Assesment study to prepare a Implementing Regulation in...
July 2nd 2016

Common position paper on waste directive method for the calculation of recycling rates
CECED, DIGITALEUROPE, WEEE Forum and EERA has issued a position paper calling on the EU legislator to secure consistency in the calculation of recycling rates. We strongly believe that the European Commission's proposal...
July 2nd 2016

Common position paper on waste directive method for the calculation of recycling rates
CECED, DIGITALEUROPE, WEEE Forum and EERA has issued a position paper calling on the EU legislator to secure consistency in the calculation of recycling rates. We strongly believe that the European Commission's proposal...
December 8th 2014

Common set of amendments, Draft Commission Delegated Regulation on art.10 (2) WEEE Directive (2012/19/EU)
CECED, DIGITALEUROPE, EERA, Eurometaux, Lighting Europe and the WEEE Forum, which represent the majority of manufacturers, pre-processors, recyclers, metal refiners and producer responsibility organisations in the WEEE...
April 13th 2017

Coolrec celebrates technical improvements at Recydel site, April 2017
Coolrec celebrates technical improvements at Recydel site, EUWID 7.2017, 05-04-2017   Please find attached an interview with Arjen Wittekoek, Coolrec director.
March 27th 2017

COP meeting in Geneva, 27-29 of April: Keep WEEE plastics in the loop
   The main objective of the United Nations Environmental Programme’s Stockholm Convention is to protect human health and the environment from Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP’s). In a complex procedure the “...
September 10th 2015

CWIT final report July 2015
Please find here the link to the summary of  the CWIT final report. (july 2015) final report CWIT    
June 29th 2015

EC Circular Economy Package- late 2015
EC: Closing the loop – Circular Economy, Boosting business, reducing waste ·      Stakeholder Conference, 25-06-2015 ·      Public consultation, 28-05-2015-20-08-2015   Stakeholders conference: As part of the process to...
September 2nd 2016

EERA survey into the issue of pre-consented treatment facilities amongst the compentent authorities
EERA has made a survey into the issue of pre-consented treatment facilities amongst the compentent authorities.  The background to this survey is that EERA is promoting the development of "Fast-Track Notifications" for...
January 13th 2017
EERA (interactive) session at IERC Salzburg, Thursday 19th of January
Join the EERA (interactive) session on Thursday 19th of January at IERC salzburg, Mozart room- 11.00-12:30 hrs. Does the present WEEE Business model work? What needs to be changed?   Mr. Niall McLoughlin, Government of...
October 3rd 2014

EERA Anniversary testimonials: Mr. Adam Minter
During the Anniversary congress,  there are made testimonials of our guest speakers​​. The first of a serie: Mr. Adam Minter, Columnist with Bloomberg View.
October 10th 2014

EERA Anniversary Testimonials: Mr. Stephane Arditi
Mr. Stephane Arditi, Product and Waste Policy Manager, The European Environmental Bureau
October 5th 2014

EERA Anniversary testimonials: Mr. Thomas Marinelli
Dr. Thomas Marinelli, Health & Safety, Group Sustainability,Philips International B.V.  
September 22nd 2016

EERA calls for WEEE treatment information platform art. 15 WEEE Directive
EERA calls for WEEE Treatment information platform art 15 WEEE Directive Source: Euwid 19.2016
July 10th 2015

EERA comments on Guidance document on definition and classification of hazardous waste
On behalf of EERA Mr. Chris Slijkhuis attended the workhop the workshop  for stakeholders on hazardous waste management including the presentation and discussion of the "Study to develop a guidance document on the...
May 26th 2015

EERA is concerned about the decision of the Stockholm Convention defining HBCD as a new POP
  EERA is directly concerned about the decision of the Stockholm Convention defining HBCD as a new POP and the subsequent discussion within the European Commission to establish very low and we believe impractical...
August 31st 2016

EERA position paper on art 15 WEEE Directive, August 2016
 Article 15 calls for “Member States to take necessary measures to ensure that producers provide information free of charge about preparation for re-use and treatment in respect of each type of new EEE placed for the...
August 24th 2016

EERA position paper regarding to Deca-BDE REACH threshold for recycling - a substantiated industry request
EERA position paper regarding to Deca-BDE REACH threshold for recycling - a substantiated industry requestAugust 2016   
November 2nd 2016

EERA proposal to EC: pre consented facilities & fast track notifications in EU based on art 14 WSR, October 2016
EERA proposal to EC: pre consented facilities & fast track notifications based on art 14 WSR. October 2016
August 24th 2016

EERA reaction on Commission Regulation amending Annex III to Directive 2008/98/EC as regards the hazardous property HP 14 (ʻEcotoxic’)
EERA call on Commission Regulation amending Annex III to Directive 2008/98/EC as regards the hazardous property HP 14 (ʻEcotoxic’). Please find the document in the attachment. August 2016
January 27th 2016

Electronics goes green, 6-9 September 2016 Berlin
 This year’s Electronics Goes Green Conference will again bring together fascinating developments towards circular economy and sustainability in electronics. Please check our online conference program for details. We...
November 25th 2015

Germany has new legislation on WEEE- Elektro G-2
Germany has transposed the WEEE 2 Directive (2012/19/EU) into national law, Elektro G-2 Dated: 24-10-2015  
October 11th 2016

Glencore Fonderie Horne: compliance confirmation to end-processing standard for Glencore’s Horne smelter and Glencore’s CCR (Copper Refinery)
Glencore Fonderie Horne: Conformity audit to EERA – Eurometaux Standard on End-Processing of WEEE Fractions V 3.2 2014 Three of the EERA end processors (Umicore, Aurubis and Glencore)  have compliance confirmation to...
October 25th 2015

Global Cleaner Production and Sustainable Consumption 2015 poster from BSH and EERA
Global Cleaner Production and Sustainable Consumption 2015 –GCPSC in Barcelona   BSH and EERA have submitted a poster for Global Cleaner Production and Sustainable Consumption 2015 – GCPSC in Barcelona 2015, on the...
September 23rd 2015

IERC Salzburg 2016 program
The program for the IERC Salzburg is fixed. Please find it in the attachment. New is that EERA will organise on Thursday the 21st of January a session. "What nowadays products mean for future recycling?"
January 19th 2017
IERC Salzburg: Honorary Award Winner,Mr Christian Mueller-Guttenbrunn
The example of Christian Müller-Guttenbrunn shows that e-waste recycling enterprises can still be successful on the market, despite these adverse factors. The Austrian is  CEO of  family owned company Müller-Guttenbrunn...
January 26th 2017

Immark AG- suitable utilization for toner recycling
Immark AG for toner recycling In order to find a suitable utilization for toner cartridges, an internal research assignment was given to Immark AG in Regensdorf. The financial risk of the new development has been...
March 6th 2015

Inspiring speech by commissioner Karmenu Vella at Circular Economy Conference
At the Circular Economy Conference 2015, Commissioner, Mr. Vella gave an inspiring speech.  Let's work together! Please find the speech in the attachment.
March 13th 2016

International Conference By Product Metals in Non Ferrous Metals Industry, Wroclaw, 15-17 June 2016
The International Conference “By-Product Metals in Non-Ferrous Metals Industry” which will be held in Wrocław, from June 15th to 17th, 2016. The main organizers of this year Conference under the title “By-Product Metals...
June 17th 2015

Letter to German members of Parliament (environment), June 2015
EERA has sent a letter to all members of Parliament in Germany (committee environment) to explain the situation on the German market of WEEE.  Please find the letter in the attachment.  A delegation of German EERA...
June 9th 2015

Mitsubishi Materials Corporation has signed agreement to implement EERA-Eurometaux standard on End Processing
June 2015: With great pleasure EERA would like to announce that the Mitsubishi Materials Corporation has signed the agreement to implement the EERA/Eurometaux standard on End-Processing of WEEE fractions – version 3.2...
September 14th 2014

Müller - Guttenbrunn group celebrated "100 years of recycling in team work"
THE MÜLLER- GUTTENBRUNN GROUP CELEBRATED "100 YEARS OF RECYCLING IN TEAM WORK" "Nature knows no waste, nor do we!"  Last night a very special moment in the history of the family business was celebrated at the premises...
April 3rd 2017
New elected EERA board, Rasmus Bergström (Stena Technoworld) new EERA President
Last Thursday, during the General Assembly the EERA board member elections were held. The new elected board members are: Rasmus Bergström (Stena Technoworld), Sabine Krattiger (Immark) , Kurt Kyck (KMK metals recycling...
July 10th 2015

Number of WEEE treatment processes that are WEEELABEX certified: 72 and 64 under conformity verification process
  Attached please find the updated progress of the WEEELABEX Treatment Operators and handed over attestations. 72  WEEE treatment processes are certified and other 65 are under the ongoing CV (conformity verification)...
November 26th 2015

OVAM calls on the European Commission to make EN 50625 mandatory across EU
EERA supports the letter from OVAM, the Public Waste Agency of Flanders, supported by several WEEE value chain key actors" in-Flanders and Belgium, calls on the European Commission to take appropriate measures to make...
October 11th 2016

Plastics Recycling Industry ‘Wish List’ for a rapid transition to a Circular Economy
Key players in the recycling sector ( recycling associations and plastics recyclers companies) have shared  points as a ‘wish list’ of principles that are requested to be included in any new set of measures and...
September 13th 2014
Signing ceremony end processors
Press Release:Implementation of WEEE end processing standard
Implemenation of "WEEE end processing standard" is embraced by four large smelters. EERA and Eurometaux are proud to announce that all four companies have signed an agreement to implement the standard within the next...
February 17th 2016

Press: E scrap & Euwid: IERC Salzburg 2016- petition call on EC to make EN 50625 series for treatment operators mandatory
By Jerry Powell, E-Scrap News February 11, 2016 In presentations at the International Electronics Recycling Congress last month, speakers focused on the ongoing changes in the global e-scrap processing industry. Steve...
April 23rd 2014
September 18th, 2014: EERA Anniversary Congress - Brussels
EERA Anniversary : Circular Economy, What does it mean for (W)EEE? Autoworld Brussels, 18th of September 2014 was an inspiring day! Please find here some first reactions:  "I have been to lots of conferences and I...
October 31st 2016
Stena has realized in Halmstad a major initiative in recycling technology: opening ceremony was on October 26
EERA would like to congratulate Stena with this major investment in recycling technology. Stena has realized in Halmstad, Sweden  a major initiative in recycling technology: The opening ceremony was on October 26.    ...
December 14th 2015

the WEEELABEX Organisation has handed over 103 Attestations of Conformity for 139 streams.
The WEEELABEX organisation is proud to announce you that 103 attestation of conformity have been handed over for 139 streams. December 2015
April 2nd 2015

Umicore and Aurubis have been approved to the standard on end processing of WEEE fractions version 3.2
Umicore has been approved by Loyd's Register Quality Assurance to the standard on end processing version 3.2, part 1. (January 2015)
February 24th 2015

Umicore has received auditor confirmation of compliance with the EERA/Eurometaux standard on end processing of precious metal/copper
Umicore reinforces its compliance with the WEEE* end-processing standard February 2015   We are proud to announce that Umicore has received auditor confirmation of compliance with the EERA / Eurometaux standard on the...
September 30th 2016
Very fruitful EERA plant visit at KMK for EERA members
EERA members have visited KMK metals Recycling in Tullamore Ireland on the 28th of September. Thanks to Kurt Kyck and his team this was a very fruitful visit. More details can be found at EERA members'site (for members...
May 4th 2017

WEEE Forum celebrated 15th Anniversary with high level congress, Malta
National WEEE schemes share blueprint for 15 years of recycling success with Commissioner Vella   National WEEE schemes share blueprint for 15 years of recycling success with Commissioner Vella WEEE Forum calls for...
May 22nd 2017

WEEELABEX has published the WEEELABEX progress report May 2017
WEEELABEX Progress Report 2017.
August 12th 2015

WEEELABEX Training for operators September 2015
    The upcoming Training for Treatment Operators in September (9th-11th September) in Prague. For more information, please contact the WEEELABEX Organisation U Habrovky 11/247140 00 Praha 4Czech RepublicGSM    +420 602...