WEEE and ElektroG: Marketplaces check registration as of 1 July
Complete WEEE Germany registration quickly now

From 01.07.2023, marketplaces must check your WEEE registration with the EAR foundation - If your electrical equipment is not properly registered, marketplaces may not allow you to offer it.



The ROHS of the Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act is now governed by its proper regulation

Regulation to limit the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic devices (Regulation for substances in electrical and electronic devices – ElektroStoffV)
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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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Collection Box for Electrical Waste of take-e-way awarded with the Environmental Prize of SIGNAL IDUNA

Hamburg – The red collecting box for small electrical appliances and energy-saving lamps of take-e-way GmbH at Hamburg was awarded as second prizewinner of the 15th Environment and…

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The chairman of the EAR Alexander Goldberg presents the functionality of the disposal algorithm on the occasion of the panel event of take-e-way

Hamburg – The panel event "Product Responsibility – a solvable Challenge?" initiated by take-e-way GmbH and the VERE association which took place on November 17th in Berlin was…

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Panel Session on 17 November 2011 in Berlin/Germany

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

Many trading and manufacturing companies, in particular our foreign market participants, have to find answers for the question, how they can deal with…

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LEDs – Change in the duty to register for distribution of lamps

Hamburg/Fürth – Since July 21st, 2010 there is no longer a duty to register lamps according to the Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act (WEEE) if their illuminants (LEDs) are…

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Press release: Quality management by take-e-way is ISO certified

Hamburg – The quality management system of take-e-way GmbH is certified according to the current ISO 9001:2008. Due to the important responsibility, which the company takes for its…

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Important for beginners: The battery law (BattG) very briefly

On 01.12.2009 the new battery law (BattG) came into effect in Germany.
It regulates the product stewardship for batteries and used accumulators.

Please find below the most…

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Decision of the district court in Dessau-Roßlau regarding the ElektroG: penalty of 22,500 Euros

Recently a decision of the district court in Dessau-Roßlau was published (EUWID Ref No 35 dated 25.08.2009, p. 7) maintaining a penalty amounting to 22,500 Euros on the part of a…

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