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Treating & recycling Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment (WEEE)

Treating & recycling Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment (WEEE)

What you must do

Check if you need approval

If you want to operate a producer compliance scheme to collect, treat and recycle WEEE on behalf of WEEE producers you must apply to your regulator for approval.

If you treat, recycle, recover, reprocess or export WEEE, you must apply to your regulator for approval.

For further information, see our guidance on WEEE

SEPA has produced guidance on how the waste regulations apply to reuse of goods.

SEPA: Reuse Activities and Waste Regulation

Further information on treating and recycling WEEE

GOV.UK: WEEE Regulations

Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA): Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)

SEPA: Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)

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Permits

NIEA - Apply online

SEPA - Application forms