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EucoLight is the European association of collection and recycling organisations for WEEE lamps and lighting.

EucoLight engages with everything related to the WEEE Directive and legislation affecting the collection and recycling of WEEE lighting.

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.

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Latest News

EucoLight announces Fabrizio D’Amico
of Ecolamp as new President

30 June | Press Release

 

Fabrizio D’Amico, General Manager of Ecolamp, the Italian WEEE compliance organization, has been appointed as new President of EucoLight, the European association for WEEE  Compliance Schemes, specialists in managing the collection and recycling of lighting WEEE.

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EucoLight publications

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

All published Position Papers are posted on our site.

EucoLight commends the European Commission for its efforts to propose, with the Digital Services Act (DSA), new obligations on online companies to address concerns about illegal content. But there is room for improvement to address the responsibility of online marketplaces.

 

EucoLight main recommendations:

  • The DSA should distinguish the liability of online platforms, which offer products to consumers in the Union (online marketplaces), from that of other type of providers of intermediary services.

  • Online platforms, which offer products to consumers in the Union (online marketplaces), should perform compulsory ex-ante compliance checks, failing which they would bear the liability as producers of the products for which they facilitate the access to the consumer in the Union.

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Blog posts

EucoLight, Eucobat and EXPRA call for a more sustainable Digital Services Act

30 October 2019 | Blog post

he Digital Services Act represents a very good opportunity to bring sustainability into the digital debate, in line with the European Green Deal.

EucoLight, Eucobat and EXPRA welcome the reference to sustainability in the IMCO report led by MEP Saliba and share additional recommendations.

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Events

Webinar - EucoLight celebrate recycling 2 billion lamps

10 February 2021

Collectively, the 19 EucoLight WEEE Compliance Scheme Members have reached the milestone of recycling 2 billion lamps!

To celebrate this incredible achievement, EucoLight held a webinar on 10 February.

Extended Producer Responsibility

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) policies extend the producers responsibility beyond the consumption stage of a product’s life-cycle. Producers are responsible for financing the correct management of the waste arising from their products.

As the European association of lighting WEEE compliance schemes, EucoLight is committed to the principles of the Circular Economy.