Recycling News

People still disposing of e-Waste / WEEE in household bins
 Thu, 9th May, 2024
A survey, conducted by Empathy Research on behalf of WEEE Ireland shows that 12.5% of people...

The UN’s fourth Global E-waste Monitor (GEM), 20th March 2024
 Fri, 22nd Mar, 2024
The world’s generation of electronic waste is rising five times faster than documented e-waste...

weee2tree launch a second Native Irish Tree planting project.
 Thu, 14th Mar, 2024
The project which is being developed with the Mercey Secondary School in Kilbeggan. started...

Reuse and the Right to Repair
 Wed, 31st Jan, 2024
Global electronic waste volume is projected to grow to approximately 75 million tonnes by 2030....

The scourge of disposable vapes
 Mon, 16th Oct, 2023
If you are walking anywhere today, you are certain to come across the latest litter scourge...

European Council adopts new regulation on batteries and waste batteries
 Thu, 13th Jul, 2023
On the 10th July 2023 The European Council adopted a new regulation that strengthens sustainability...

EU Battery Regulations Ireland
 Fri, 26th May, 2023
Obligations for anyone designated as a producer of Batteries on the Irish Market

With IT purchasing decisions, Sustainability takes Second Place to the Bottom Line
 Mon, 27th Feb, 2023
There is no escaping the effects of the climate crisis but differences of opinion exist on...

UNITAR Update of WEEE Collection Rates, Targets, Flows, and Hoarding – 2021
 Wed, 21st Dec, 2022
The European Union (EU) Directive 2002/96/EC and Directive 2012/19/EU. have legislated Waste...

Almost 50% of WEEE in the EU is not recycled properly
 Wed, 7th Dec, 2022
A new study suggests that nearly half of all discarded waste electrical and electronic equipment...

A “real” Common Charger for Mobile Devices will be a reality in 2024
 Wed, 5th Oct, 2022
The EU finally fixes a problem they attempted to address in 2013 when they mandated a standard...

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