WEEE Execution: The Netherlands are in search for free riders

Already 400 companies were requested to register under sanction of financial penalties and injunctions.

According to the information provided by our partner company WEEE Nederland the Dutch Ministry for Infrastructure and Environment proceeds against WEEE free riders.

When matching customs data with the Dutch WEEE register, about 1,500 companies have been identified, which import non-registered electrical and electronic devices into the Netherlands. Already 400 companies were requested to register under sanction of financial penalties and injunctions. Another 400 letters have already being prepared. Additional measures against free riders are planned.

Based on this, we imperatively recommend you to check your market activities in the Netherlands. Please do not hesitate to forward this information to your Dutch importers.

For any further questions, take-e-way will be glad to help you and your Dutch partners and will provide the WEEE registration. The same also applies in case that the Dutch authorities would contact you. Please do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Michaela Lepke on: +49/40/219010-767 or lepke[at]take-e-way.de and ask for assistance. 

About the VERE Association
- Founded in 2003 in Hamburg
- Currently 3,800 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 3,800 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. By “get-e-right” VERE offers comprehensive services for the WEEE authorized representative.

Press Contact
VERE Association for the take-back and recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment (VERE e.V. registered association)
Christoph Brellinger
Executive secretary
Schlossstr. 8 d-e
22041 Hamburg
Germany

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