In view of the transposition of Directive 2018/851, amending Directive 2008/98 on waste, by EU Member States, EUCOLIGHT, with some 15 years of experience on extended producer responsibility (EPR) in the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) lighting sector, and with EPR organisations as members in 19 different Member States, calls on national legislators to […]
EucoLight joins forces with ETRMA, EUCOBAT, EXPRA, and WEEE Forum to give input in updating the ‘Blue Guide’ on the implementation of EU product rules 2016. The main recommendation is that the “Blue guide” specifically lists fulfilment service providers/fulfilment houses and online marketplaces/online operators as economic operators with corresponding legal responsibilities. This would recognize the […]
By the end of the year, the European Commission will publish guidelines on the modulation of financial contributions of producers of products to extended producer responsibility (EPR) schemes to assist Member States in the implementation of the Waste Framework Directive (WFD). The undersigning associations would like to provide policymakers with the following recommendations and key […]
EucoLight and other organisations express their concern on the impact on plastics recycling and the Circular Economy objectives of setting a disproportionately low unintentional trace contaminant (UTC) threshold (10 mg/kg) for decaBDE in Annex I of the POP Regulation.
EucoLight and LightingEurope publish simple joint definitions on lamps, luminaires and other electrical equipment to achieve clarity and legal safety for lighting products from registration until treatment, and to support stakeholders with compliance scheme handling.
EucoLight is actively promoting a policy environment that allows a level playing for its members. In this statement, EucoLight highlights express concerns associated with sales on online platforms in regards to Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR).
After the European Parliament adopted its position on the Waste Legislative Package, EucoLight offers a recommendation to Member States to secure the Extended Producer Responsibility requirements at European level.
EucoLight published an interview of our president in The Parliament
Making the circular economy a reality for lighting products In a recent interview, EucoLight president highlighted the goals and the achievements of the association since its creation in 2015 and emphasised the challenges that its members will face in the near future. Priorities that guided EucoLight’s choices from its beginning are still a reference point […]