WEEE comply with what? PART 1
In Europe, companies selling electrical and/or electronic products and devices must take into consideration two to three end-of-life (waste) regulations when they sell goods:
WEEElogic has made available on its website a range of free country profiles in PDF format. Each document is a brief overview of a european country' specificities regarding WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment*) Directive compliance or battery directive compliance.
1. Services and obligations of a Producer Compliance Scheme
A producer compliance scheme (PCS) is an organisation whose clients (members) all work in the business of selling electrical and electronic equipment (EEE). The PCS works to create full compliance of all its members with their individual WEEE requirements by:
Who is a WEEE Producer?
According to the WEEE directive, a WEEE producer is a business entity in a member state that has a specific status according to the way it is constituted and its business relationship with suppliers and clients in this member state.
Producers* of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) have responsibilities regarding the end-of-life of goods that they place on EU Member States’ markets. They have to take into account and manage several obligations in order to comply with the WEEE Directive as it is transposed in each European country.