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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

Legislative solutions to prevent non-compliant sales through online marketplaces

10 December 2020 | Press Release


On 9 December, over 150 participants attended a webinar organised by EucoLight, the European Association of lighting WEEE compliance scheme. The theme was “National approaches to prevent non-compliant sales through online marketplaces - Extended producer responsibility free riding”. Attendees included representatives from ten Member State national authorities, the European institutions, and many other stakeholders.



Webinar - EucoLight celebrate recycling 2 billion lamps

10 February 2021 | 11:00 to 12:30 CET

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.

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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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 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.