The amended directive 2012/19/EU on used electrical and electronic devices (WEEE directive; Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) of the European Parliament and the council was published on Tuesday July 24th, 2012 in the official journal of the European Union. 20 days after the publication the directive is coming into force. 18 months after taking effect the new WEEE directive has to be implemented in national law. Thus, the member states have to implement the legal and administrative provisions which are required to observe the EU requirements until February 14th, 2014.
The VERE Association has published the most important innovations of the WEEE directive 2012/19/EU in the article "EU agreement on WEEE Recast including numerous reforms” which you can download here. You can download the complete WEEE directive below in the PDF format.
For any further questions regarding the WEEE directive the team of VERE will be at your disposal at any time under the phone number +49 / 40 / 21 90 10 - 64.