EU agreement on WEEE Recast including numerous reforms

Essential results: Open application range (open scope) including 6 device categories; stepwise increase of the collection and recycling rates; national manufacturer term including national registration; company representative for distance selling and standard exports; partial take-back obligation for commerce; change in burden of proof when exporting in order to protect the material against illegal shipment.
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ElektroG: EAR again reduces the fees by 15 to 18 percent

The fourth regulation modifies the ElektroGKostV (= The Cost Ordinance on the Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act – ElektroG).
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