MEPs get tough on WEEE
The European Parliament has approved proposed updates to the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive (2002/96/EC), introducing new legally binding collection targets and tighter export controlsUnder the new Directive, all European member states will, by 2016, have to collect 45 tonnes of WEEE for every 100 tonnes of electronics put on sale three years before. In 2019, these targets rise to
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