Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) Directive 2012/19/EU

Policy Document
The objective of the Directive is to promote re-use, recycling and other forms of recovery of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) in order to reduce the quantity of such waste to be disposed and to improve the environmental performance of the economic operators involved in the treatment of WEEE. The WEEE Directive sets criteria for the collection, treatment and recovery of waste electrical and electronic equipment. The Directive is a recast of Directive 2002/96/EC. ( http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2012:197:0038:0071:EN:PDF)

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Greece, Poland, Romania, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Czech Republic, Italy, Cyprus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Malta, Denmark, Sweden, Austria, Luxembourg, Ireland, Slovakia, Slovenia
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