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Legislation & directives regarding the disposal and recycling of CRT TV/Television and Computer Screens.


Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment

In Europe the WEEE Directive (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) became active in July 2007. This forces manufacturers and importers to pay for, and manage, the recycling of WEEE.




Landfill Regulations

The Landfill Directive was enacted on the 16th July 2004 forcing ordinary landfill sites to refuse hazardous waste. Due to this legislation the number of designated hazardous waste sites fell from approximately 200 to 11 in the UK (Environment Agency).




EU Waste Catalogue (EWC)

The European Hazardous Waste Catalogue (EWC) classifies CRTs as hazardous waste meaning they can’t be disposed of to landfill without treatment. Movement of CRTs and equipment containing CRTs requires the use of a waste consignment note.




UK WEEE Regulations



EU WEEE Directive




UK’s Environment Agency




Waste Management Licence

View Nulife Waste Management License (3.4MB PDF File)...

Types of Waste Accepted at Irlam (352k PDF File)...

Environmental Processing Permit for Irlam Site...

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