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Wick Hill Ltd and the WEEE Directive.(Waste electrical and electronic equipment)
The WEEE regulations were laid before the UK Parliament on the 12 th December 2006. The main requirements and obligations on Producers, distributors and resellers of EEE come into effect from the 1 st of July 2007 and producer registration needed to take place by 15 th March 2007.
The WEEE regulations apply to retailers, distributors and manufacturers further details can be found at here
Wick Hill is defined under the regulations as a "producer" for the products that we import into the UK and put on the UK market. And we have responsibility for certain treatment and recycling obligations. For products that you buy direct from the manufacturer you may also have "producer obligations".
As with ROHS we take our responsibilities seriously and have registered with a government approved PCI (Producer Compliance Scheme) "Transform". Along with the other "producers" we have been provided with a registration number by the Environmental Agency:
More information is available on the DTI's web site :