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WEEE Regulations 2013: government guidance notes

Guidance for those involved in the sale, purchase and disposal of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) from 1 January 2014.

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WEEE Regulations 2013: government guidance notes

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Guidance for businesses, public and third sector organisations and individuals involved in the sale, purchase and disposal of waste electrical and electronic equipment from 1 January 2014.

It explains the requirements of the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations 2013 on business, how to comply with the law and provides sources of further information.

For WEEE activities conducted between 1 January 2010 and 31 December 2013 see WEEE Regulations 2006: government guidance notes’ (PDF, 350KB).

Published 1 November 2013
Last updated 17 March 2014 + show all updates
  1. This updated statutory guidance reflects the requirements set down in the WEEE Regulations laid before Parliament on 11 December 2013. We have provided further information on the product scope of the regulations (chapter 2) and small producers of electrical equipment and the option to appoint authorised representative (chapter 3). References to wider waste and environmental permitting legislation have been updated in chapters 8 and 9. The previous version of this guidance was based on the draft regulations.
  2. First published.