Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Producer compliance schemes (PCS) arrange for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) to be collected and treated, recycled or reused on behalf of their members. They buy evidence from approved authorised treatment facilities (AATFs) and approved exporters (AEs) to demonstrate that the WEEE has been treated, reused or recovered.
If you want to operate a PCS you must:
You may also need to register as a waste carrier or broker to transport or trade waste.
If you operate a PCS you must give your environmental regulator (NIEA or SEPA):
You must also:
The operational plan must include:
There are different obligations for collecting household WEEE and non-household WEEE. Contact the NIEA or SEPA for further information.
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