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APPLiA announces another step toward the circular economy

Recycling is one of the most important phase in a circular economy and the home appliance industry has been working hard about this theme. One of the most recent initiatives is that announced…

Home appliances: re-use is becoming a trend

Create UK, a charity and social enterprise founded in 1995, recycles and repairs goods for homes across Merseyside. According to letsrecycle.com website, this organization has “saved” more than 850 fridges and freezers from…

I4R, the new Information for Recyclers Platform

Ceced and DigitalEurope, jointly with the Weee Forum, an international association of producer responsibility organisations and a centre of competence, have launched a common on-line platform – the Information for Recyclers Platform (I4R):…

WEEE recycling can also have a social function

WEEE treatment is one of the most important theme in the circular economy but can also has a significant social function as it was shown in Ede, the Netherlands, where about 40 representatives…

Weee Forum has its first North American member

After fifteen year of activity, the Weee Forum enlarges its operation area, with a new member based in North America, the first in this region. It is Epra, the Electronic Products Recycling Association…

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Circular economy: a priority for home appliances

  During the event “Italy, a leader in Europe in the Home Appliance Sector” organized by Ceced in Rome, industry affirmed once again the role of home appliance to build a circular economy,…

Weee: Ireland recycled almost 15 million appliances last year

According to Weee Ireland, during 2016 consumers recycled the highest quantity ever reached, with 34,482 tons of waste electrical and electronic, the equivalent of approximately 15 million home appliances or almost 10kg per…

Ceced and Weee Forum are working for a common regulation

Common EU standards are the only way to create a strong and fair home appliances industry in Europe. This is the mission of Ceced that is working constantly on the development of common…

Nespresso expands its U.S. recycling program

Nespresso expanded its partnership with UPS from 20 to 48 states to significantly extend the reach of its U.S. recycling program. By adding additional collection points in more locations across the country, it…

The big importance of home appliances industry

According to Ceced Europe, for each job that can be created in the home appliance industry, between 3 and 4 additional jobs are created in the wider economy. It provides jobs for nearly…

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