WEEE Directive Explained


7/10/20231 min read

Be compliant with the WEEE Directive. Everything you need to know, plus a tip for non-EU companies.

πŸ“Œ If you manufacture products in the EU or place products on the EU market, you have obligations. Also, if you sell your products online.

πŸ“Œ Most household and professional electrical and electronic equipment is in scope. As well as medical devices.

πŸ“Œ You must register with the national authorities before placing the products on the market.

πŸ“Œ Do not forget to add the crossed-out wheeled bin symbol on your products. It’s mandatory.

πŸ“Œ Each EU country applies different obligations when it comes to extended producer responsibility. Make sure that you are checking your local obligations.

If you are a non-EU producer selling to the EU, in most countries you will need an authorized representative to help you with your obligations.

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