European Electronics Recyclers Association

EERA is a professional association for reuse, recycling and reprocessing companies dealing with Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment - WEEE in Europe.The vision of EERA is for a circular economy where WEEE is managed as a resource and is returned into the economy as equipment for reuse or as a raw material. A circular economy with market actors cooperating along the value chain, an appropriate and enforced legal framework, better collection processes, treatment based on Best Available Technologies - BAT, eradication of illegal practices and product design integrated in a life-cycle approach is what EERA envisages.

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European Electronics Recyclers Association

EERA is a professional association for reuse, recycling and reprocessing companies dealing with Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment - WEEE in Europe. The vision of EERA is for a circular economy where WEEE is managed as a resource and is returned into the economy as equipment for reuse or as a raw material. A circular economy with market actors cooperating along the value chain, an appropriate and enforced legal framework, better collection processes, treatment based on Best Available Technologies - BAT, eradication of illegal practices and product design integrated in a life-cycle approach is what EERA envisages.

 

 

 

Latest news

The impacts of BFRs on the recycling of WEEE plastics

The study  from BSEF (bromine industry association), conducted by Sofies: the Impacts of Brominated Flame Retardants on the Recycling of WEEE plastics in Europe is now available.. Please find the final report on the I... Read more

E waste world online 2020 EERA contributed with two presentations

EERA contributed to the E waste world  conference (online) https://www.ewaste-expo.com/ with two interesting presentations and a participation in the panel discussion, with strong statements from EERA’s side. Manfred... Read more

CEWASTE

Cewaste will explore whether standards and certification systems can be a tool to improve the recovery of Critical Raw Materials.  We invite you to have a closer look to the work done so far:  https://www.youtube.co... Read more

EERA is the voice of WEEE quality recycling companies in Europe

EERA is the.voice of WEEE quality recycling companies in Europe. EERA can help you with your hands-on WEEE recycling business. If you are in WEEE recycling, you would benefitfrom becoming an active member of EERA. e... Read more

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EERA Members

The EERA members are invited to log in here. For EERA members there is more information available: focus items, work documents, minutes of meetings and results of surveys and research documents.

 

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Events

EERA is organising at least five EERA meetings and one plant visit a year for EERA members, all over Europe. EERA members are invited to register for EERA meetings directly at the website.

Other upcoming WEEE events are also listed. 

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Publications

EERA regularly publishes papers. Presentations in workshops and conferences are frequently given to express the views of the recyclers. Position papers, brochures and relevant other publications can be found here. Work documents, minutes of meetings and results of surveys and research documents are only available for members.

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Events

2020 Activity
2 December
Wednesday
90th (online) EERA meeting
2021
20 January
Wednesday
IERC 2021 cancelled
 
 
 

Recyclers

The EERA members process ± 2,2 million tonnes of WEEE annually. The total amount of WEEE arising in Europe is ± 9 million tonnes of which only 3,5 million tonnes is accounted for as treated in compliance with legislation. The EERA members seek to work collaboratively with other stakeholders like the producers, take back schemes, governments and European Commission to improve the accountability of the value chain. Together with the supply chain of collectors, transporters, sorters, the WEEE reuse, recycling and reprocessing industry is a significant sector in our economy and provides jobs for > 10.000 people and contributes to conserving [2,9 million] tonnes of CO2 annually. EERA is proud to introduce its members here: