Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
The goods covered by the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations fall into the following categories:
WEEE includes equipment that has a wind-up or solar mechanism, or that runs on batteries. From 1 January 2014, solar panels, solar panel systems and batteries are covered by the WEEE Regulations.
There is an alternative take back scheme for solar panels
The regulations do not apply to:
The WEEE Regulations apply to finished products. Components, sub-assemblies, consumables and spares are usually exempt. However, accessories, such as headphones, computer keyboards, antennas and connecting cables, are classed as WEEE if they do not have a function by themselves and are only used with another product.
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