The WEEE compliance scheme for all lighting!
August 31, 2017 By Alex Brothwood
1 January 2019 sees the UK WEEE regulations introduce Open Scope, which means that ALL electrical and electronic equipment will have to be reported under the WEEE regulations.
Open scope will see a significant impact to the lighting industry, affecting both domestic lighting and business to business producers. Producers will be required to report product placed on the market and fund its collection, including domestic WEEE throughout the UK. Defra expect to launch a consultation in early September. With a huge impact on overall costs for producers the lighting industry needs to respond with one voice. So the LIA invite you to join us, along with key government and industry experts to find out more about open scope, the WEEE directive and how it will affect your business.
Hear keynote speaker Graeme Vickery, senior policy advisor on WEEE for Defra discuss the open scope consultation and what it means. It is also the ideal opportunity to get advice from the experts and express any concerns you may have.
Join us November 2, LIA Telford from 10am
If you would be interested in attending, please follow the link: https://www.thelia.org.uk/events/open-scope-consultation, or contact Stewart Price at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Beth at email@example.com
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We hope to see you there – we are on stand no. 36!
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On 2nd November the LIA are bringing together the key experts from Defra and the Environmental Agency to discuss and inform the lighting industry on the recently published consultation on the proposed amendments to the 2013 WEEE Regulations ‘Open Scope’
Open scope will see a significant impact to the lighting industry, affecting both domestic lighting and business to business producers
From 1 January 2019 ALL electrical and electronic equipment will have to be reported under the WEEE regulations.
Producers will be required to report product placed on the market and fund its collection, including domestic WEEE throughout the UK. It is expected that many producers will see increased compliance costs.
Lumicom, LIA’s compliance scheme for lighting have estimate upwards of an additional 50,000 tonnes of domestic luminaires will be reported as placed on the market.
You need to be prepared and understand the implications to your business.
LIA Lumicom’s General Manager, Stewart Price will give an overview of the WEEE regulations and open scope. He will also explain the potential impact on the industry and what this means for you as a producer in the lighting sector.
We are honoured to have Keynote speaker Graeme Vickery from Defra joining us. He will present a detailed overview of the consultation along with timelines, how you should respond and rationale for preferred approach.
This Seminar is for all within the industry. Come, get advice from the experts and express any concerns you may have. We will also be discussing the post implementation review of the UK WEEE Regulations.
This seminar will clarify the lighting industry’s thoughts and concerns, which the LIA will use when putting the industry’s view to government.
Make sure you are heard, see you November 2nd
Contact the team at firstname.lastname@example.org
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