Guidance

EEE Producers: How to accurately identify EEE

Producers of EEE must identify and report to environmental regulators the weight of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) placed on the market.

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Scope of equipment covered by the UK Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations

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This guidance explains how producers of EEE identify whether their electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) is covered by the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations and how check the category and weight of EEE they place on the market during a compliance year.

Electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) covered by the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations is known as ‘in scope’.

You can use this guidance to check if the product:

  • falls under the definition of EEE

  • is in one of the categories

  • is exempt or excluded.