WEEE Compliance

Be a force for good and achieve reliable compliance with the WEEE regulations.

The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations (2013) became law in the UK on 1 January 2014, replacing the WEEE regulations 2006. 
The Regulations bring into UK law provisions of the EU WEEE Directive which was introduced with the aim of diverting electrical waste from landfill, placing the onus on producers to be responsible for the electrical items they sell when they become waste. 
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Are you obligated?

If your business is the first party to place electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) on the UK market by importing, manufacturing, rebranding, or distance selling, you are considered a producer and are affected by the WEEE Regulations.

How does a producer comply with the WEEE Regulations?

To comply, producers are required to report on the total weight of EEE placed onto the UK market throughout the year and can do this by joining a compliance scheme like Beyondly (or registering directly with the Environment Agency if placing less than 5 tonnes of WEEE onto the UK market annually).

What does EEE mean?

EEE means equipment:

  • which is dependent on electric currents or electromagnetic fields to work properly
  • for generating, transferring and measuring these currents and fields
  • designed for use with a voltage rating 1,000 volts or less for alternating current and 1,500 volts or less for direct current
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The WEEE Regulations are changing....

Find out what we know so far about WEEE EPR!

WEEE Categories

For each compliance year you must report products you put on the market in one of these 14 categories:

  1. Large household appliances
  2. Small household appliances
  3. IT and telecommunications equipment
  4. Consumer equipment
  5. Lighting equipment
  6. Electrical and electronic tools (with the exception of large-scale stationary industrial tools)
  7. Toys, leisure and sports equipment
  8. Medical devices (with the exception of all implanted and infected products)
  9. Monitoring and control equipment
  10. Automatic Dispensers
  11. Display Equipment
  12. Appliances containing refrigerants
  13. Gas Discharge Lamps and LED light sources
  14. PV panels (solar panels)
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Frequently Asked Questions

WEEE is an acronym for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment

What are the benefits of joining Beyondly?

  • Dedicated Account Team
  • Fulfilment of legal obligation
  • Completion of Environment Agency data submissions
  • Regular updates on WEEE Extended Producer Responsibility
  • Advanced online membership account 
  • Reviews of data collection processes to increase efficiency
  • Free webinars on a host of environmental topics
  • Discounts across other Beyondly's services
  • Support with Environment Agency audits
  • Downloadable compliance support documents
  • Annual compliance certificates
  • Free email newsletters
We've always found Beyondly very easy to deal with, with prompt response to queries or requests and the explanations provided have always been really clear and easy to understand. Everyone we deal with is always friendly and helpful

Join the UK's largest WEEE scheme!

Beyondly is the UK’s largest WEEE and B Corp accredited compliance scheme offering a straightforward way to fulfil your WEEE obligation. Join the Beyondly circle with 1700 other obligated members.

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Get started today

Becoming fully compliant with the WEEE regulations and registering your business with Beyondly as a WEEE scheme member is simple, cost-effective, and online for your convenience.

Get moving today and become an esteemed member of Beyondly! All you need to do is complete our online membership form.

Not the first business to place the item onto the UK market, but you do sell EEE to household end users? You will have an obligation as a WEEE distributor. A distributor must offer in-store take back or join the distributor take back scheme. Determine your specific take-back obligation today with our flowchart graphic!

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