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The voice of lighting WEEE

EucoLight is the voice of European lighting WEEE compliance schemes; specialists in managing the collection and recycling of WEEE lighting. Founded in 2015, EucoLight engages with:

  • Everything related to the WEEE Directive.
  • Legislation and standards affecting the collection and recycling of WEEE lighting.

EucoLight works on behalf of its members and is working to make the circular economy a reality for lighting products by:

  • Promoting the positive role of Extended Producer Responsibility schemes on the environment and society.
  • Engaging in constructive dialogue with stakeholders to provide expertise in the field of collection and recycling of WEEE lighting.

Working with its members, EucoLight:

  • Provides policy makers with effective input and technical expertise helping to shape policy for WEEE lighting.
  • Liaises with stakeholders.
  • Contributes to standardisation with specialist organisations.
  • Is committed to provide greater awareness for collection and recycling of WEEE lighting.
  • Is an advocate for Extended Producer Responsibility; creating a level playing field.
  • Promotes and shares best practice for collection and recycling.

We are EucoLight

 

 

  • The General Assembly is the Sovereign body of EucoLight.

 

 

  • The Board of Directors are the Executive body of EucoLight.

 

 

  • The Working Groups (Policy, Marketing, and Logistics and Treatment) are the engine of the political and association work.

Working Groups

Our working groups are the engine of our political and association work.

They are formed of volunteers from member organisations and overseen by the EucoLight secretariat.

Working groups
Policy

The Policy working group monitors and seeks to influence the EU regulatory and legislative developments that affect the collection and recycling of lighting products. This includes the EU WEEE Directive, the EU Waste Framework Directive and the EU circular economy initiatives that are relevant to EucoLight members.

Chaired by Natalia Sierra Conde Saraiva de Carvalho from Ambilamp – Spain.

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Marketing

The MarComms group aims to help EucoLight to have a respected voice in Brussels.

  • prepare the messaging that allows EucoLight members to promote EucoLight priorities at a national level.
  • provide a platform to exchange experiences of increasing awareness of the collection of end of life lighting products.

Chaired by David Horcajada from Ambilamp – Spain

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Logistics and Treatment

The Logistics and treatment working group focuses on the operational aspects of the collection and recycling of lighting products. In particular, it provides technical expertise on collection and treatment. It notably monitors the developments of the standardisation in these fields and makes recommendations for quality recycling.

Chaired by Amel Gharbi from Recolight – United Kingdom.

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Meet the Secretariat

The Secretariat is responsible for the implementation of the strategy of the association, the coordination of its working group’s projects, and in his advocacy role he represents the interests of EucoLight externally.

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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.

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