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.
EucoLight conference reveals disturbing EU-wide scale of WEEE non-compliance through online marketplaces and new ways to tackle the problem.
The results of a multi-national study into non-compliance of product sold through online marketplaces were revealed at a conference hosted in Brussels on 6 November by EucoLight.
EucoLight Conference 2019
10-12 April 2019
70 delegates from 19 lighting WEEE compliance schemes met for the EucoLight annual conference in Copenhagen. High on the agenda were the minimum requirements for extended producer responsibility schemes, the impact of the open scope of the WEEE Directive on EucoLight members and more than ever a plea for enforcement of the EU rules.
External speakers; Joe Papineschi (Eunomia), Maximillian Kling (Ramboll), Christophe Roeland (European Commission DG GROW), Alexander Goldberg (EWRN), Malte Becker (AiDUP consultancy) and Emmanuel katrakis (EuRIC)
14 October 2019 | Blog post
EucoLight Secretary General, Marc Guiraud invited by Joachim Quoden; Managing Director, EXPRA to share insight into Extended Producer Responsibility for lighting.
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.
Issued 16 July 2019
EucoLight and LightingEurope, as two EU wide trade associations with unique insight into the lighting industry, have prepared this position paper to consider how modulated fees might be applied to lamps and to luminaires.
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.