WEEE Austria – Amendment of the EAG-VO came into force

The amendment of the Austrian WEEE ordinance came into force with retroactive effect on July 1st, 2014. take-e-way offers complete solutions for distance sellers and online retailers.

(Hamburg/Vienna) The Austrian amendment of the Ordinance on Waste Prevention, Collection and Treatment of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (Elektroaltgeräteverordnung/EAG-VO = Austrian WEEE ordinance) as national implementation of the WEEE 2 directive was published and came into force with retroactive effect on July 1st, 2014.

Now, also the sale by distance selling to the Austrian end user is regulated:

The exporter has to denominate an authorised representative located in Austria who is also responsible for the obligations resulting of the EAG-VO and who is liable for the compliance.

take-e-way offers complete solutions including collection and recycling systems for used electrical devices as well as options to take over the responsibilities as authorised representative to interested distance sellers and online retailers.


About the VERE Association

- Founded in 2003 in Hamburg
- Currently 3,174 members
- Board: Jochen Stepp, Oliver Friedrichs

The VERE Association for the take-back and recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment (VERE e.V. registered association) represents the interests of more than 3,000 companies even at political level, being the organization of suppliers, manufacturers, trade associations and individual persons for implementation of the ElektroG in Germany having the largest number of members.

Business Fields: By “take-e-way” the VERE Association assumes the implementation of requirements and obligations in conformity with the law according to the Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act (ElektroG/WEEE), Battery Act (BattG) and Packaging Ordinance (VerpackV) for medium-sized companies in Germany and abroad.


Press Contact

VERE Association for the take-back and recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment (VERE e.V. registered association)
Christoph Brellinger
Organisational Communication & Public Relations
Liebigstraße 64
22113 Hamburg
Germany

Phone: +49 (0)40/750687-111
Fax: +49 (0)40/750687-101
http://www.vereev.com
presse(at)vereev.de