People still disposing of e-Waste / WEEE in household bins

A survey, conducted by Empathy Research on behalf of WEEE Ireland shows that 12.5%...

The UN’s fourth Global E-waste Monitor (GEM), 20th March 2024

The world’s generation of electronic waste is rising five times faster than documented e-waste...

weee2tree launch a second Native Irish Tree planting project.

The project which is being developed with the Mercey Secondary School in Kilbeggan. started...

Reuse and the Right to Repair

Global electronic waste volume is projected to grow to approximately 75 million tonnes by...

The scourge of disposable vapes

If you are walking anywhere today, you are certain to come across the latest...

You can recycle anything with a plug, battery or cable! International E-Waste Day to shed the light on ‘invisible’ electronic waste.

International E-waste Day is a yearly awareness raising celebration initiated by the WEEE Forum...

European Council adopts new regulation on batteries and waste batteries

On the 10th July 2023 The European Council adopted a new regulation that strengthens...

EU Battery Regulations Ireland

Obligations for anyone designated as a producer of Batteries on the Irish Market The...

With IT purchasing decisions, Sustainability takes Second Place to the Bottom Line

There is no escaping the effects of the climate crisis but differences of opinion...

UNITAR Update of WEEE Collection Rates, Targets, Flows, and Hoarding – 2021

The European Union (EU) Directive 2002/96/EC and Directive 2012/19/EU. have legislated Waste Electrical and...

Almost 50% of WEEE in the EU is not recycled properly

A new study suggests that nearly half of all discarded waste electrical and electronic...

A “real” Common Charger for Mobile Devices will be a reality in 2024

The EU finally fixes a problem they attempted to address in 2013 when they...