EucoLight webinar: 2 Billion Lamps Recycled

Making the circular economy a reality for lighting products

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 2021

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Our speakers included LightingEurope, the European Parliament, the EU Commission and Members of EucoLight.

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On the webinar our speakers informed us of the:

  • Current situation of the WEEE Directive and EPR.

  • Importance of Producer Responsibility Organisations.

  • Future of recycling in Europe. 

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The agenda



Recycling achievements and challenges faced

Video celebrating the 2 billion lamps recycled milestone

Lighting Producers’ Responsibility to contribute
to a Circular Economy

Status of the WEEE Directive and perspectives
for the lighting Industry


Circular Economy, where we are today, what it is
expected for the future

Summary and conclusions

Mr Hervé Grimaud
Chairman of EucoLight, Deputy Managing Director of Ecosystem (France)

Members of EucoLight​

Introduced by David Horcajada, Chair of EucoLight MarComms Working Group, Director of Marketing & Communications, Ambilamp (Spain)

Ms Ourania Georgoutsakou
Secretary General of LightingEurope

Ms Maria Banti
Policy officer- Waste Electrical and Electronic equipment (WEEE), European Commission, Directorate General for the Environment

Ms Simona Bonafè, Member of European Parliament, member of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, Rapporteur on the EU Circular Economy Package

Mr Marc Guiraud

Secretary General of EucoLight