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We are EucoLight

The European Association
of collection and recycling
organisations for WEEE lamps
and lighting.
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About Eucolight

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EucoLight is the voice of European WEEE compliance schemes specialised in managing the collection and recycling of WEEE lighting; working to make the circular economy a reality for lighting products.

EucoLight’s objective is to promote the development of a better regulatory framework and the efficient collection and recycling of waste lamps. Our members are collection and recycling organisations in Europe.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

Extended Producer Responsibility

  • Making the Circular Economy a reality.
  • Working for lighting producers.
  • Building an effective Circular Economy.

The need for minimum requirements for EPR schemes at EU level that ensure transparency.

The absence of conflicts of interest and fair practices.

Transparency of the contribution of the producers to EPR for the fulfillment of the collection & recycling objectives.

Correct distribution of responsibilities of different actors in waste management.

Freedom to operate on the whole territory of Member States without barriers as to ensure a uniform territorial coverage.

Where our members are located

WHERE WE ARE

EucoLight Members are Producer Responsibility Organisations that specialise in the collection and recycling of lighting products.

19

European Countries

10+

years of experience in operating WEEE
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publications

EucoLight publications

EucoLight lobbies on behalf of members to make sure EU directives are right for the industry.

All published Position Papers are posted on our site.

JOINT STATEMENT ON AMENDING THE ANNEXES OF REGULATION (EU) 2019/1021 ON PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS (POPs)
ISSUED 03 February 2022
Adopted in June 2019, the recast Regulation on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) set the contaminant limits that largely determine the treatment of the waste and, in particular for limits in Annex IV, define whether a waste containing specific POP substances should be disposed of in such a way that the POP content is destroyed or […]
EUCOLIGHT FEEDBACK ON THE CALL FOR EVIDENCE: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF WASTE MANAGEMENT- REVISION OF EU WASTE FRAMEWORK
ISSUED 01 February 2022
EucoLight responsed to the call for evidence for an impact assessment on revision of EU waste framework making a series of recommendations on:​ Extended producer responsibility requirements that have not been adequately addressed in Article 8a of the 2018 Directive or for which the compliance should be improved; Accuracy of EEE and WEEE data, and […]
REPORT- TECHNICAL FEASABILITY ANALYSIS FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF TYPES OF LAMPS IN RECYCLING STREAMS
ISSUED 15 July 2021
A study performed by Fraunhofer IZM and mandated by EucoLight This report presents a technical feasibility study on the technology assessment for the separation of collected End-of-Life (EoL) lamps, more specifically the technical possibilities for separating conventional gas discharge lamps (GDLs) from conventional light-emitting diode (LED) lamps. ​The project consisted of first a theoretical phase […]
JOINT STATEMENT ON AMENDING THE ANNEXES OF REGULATION (EU) 2019/1021 ON PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS (POPs)
ISSUED 03 February 2022
Adopted in June 2019, the recast Regulation on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) set the contaminant limits that largely determine the treatment of the waste and, in particular for limits in Annex IV, define whether a waste containing specific POP substances should be disposed of in such a way that the POP content is destroyed or […]
EUCOLIGHT FEEDBACK ON THE CALL FOR EVIDENCE: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF WASTE MANAGEMENT- REVISION OF EU WASTE FRAMEWORK
ISSUED 01 February 2022
EucoLight responsed to the call for evidence for an impact assessment on revision of EU waste framework making a series of recommendations on:​ Extended producer responsibility requirements that have not been adequately addressed in Article 8a of the 2018 Directive or for which the compliance should be improved; Accuracy of EEE and WEEE data, and […]
REPORT- TECHNICAL FEASABILITY ANALYSIS FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF TYPES OF LAMPS IN RECYCLING STREAMS
ISSUED 15 July 2021
A study performed by Fraunhofer IZM and mandated by EucoLight This report presents a technical feasibility study on the technology assessment for the separation of collected End-of-Life (EoL) lamps, more specifically the technical possibilities for separating conventional gas discharge lamps (GDLs) from conventional light-emitting diode (LED) lamps. ​The project consisted of first a theoretical phase […]
Annual reports

EucoLight Biennial report 2020-2021

EucoLight Biennial report 2020-2021 covers EucoLight priorities, and gives a summary of publications issued, studies and projects undertaken. It also shows our presence in the public and our partner associations during those years. Finally, it introduces EucoLight Board, Working Groups Chairs and EucoLight Team.

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