Solihull brothers fined £400k after e-waste fraud worth £1.48m

An investigation found one of the brothers submitted fictitious claims for the recycling of around 10,600 tonnes of e-waste, with his company receiving payment to the value of £1.48m from a producer compliance scheme

Recycling firm ordered to pay £54k for breaching environmental regulations

Northern Compliance pleaded guilty this week for its failure to finance the cost of the collection, treatment, recovery or disposal of household waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) in 2017

New EU hub on how best to recycle electronic waste

A new online platform aimed at providing a range of information and guidance on how best to recycle electronic waste (e-waste) in Europe has been launched. The Information for Recyclers Platform (I4R) will allow recyclers to access information about the presence and location of materials and components that need separate treatment. It is a collaboration […]

Fire at recycling plant in Lincolnshire

A fire broke out at a waste electrical recycling plant in Grantham in Lincolnshire this morning. It was caused by an electrical fault in a piece of fridge recycling machinery at a facility owned by Envirocom. The £10 million recycling and reuse plant has the capacity to treat around 100,000 tonnes of electrical and electronic […]