One fifth of LED lighting breaching WEEE regulations, study finds

The lighting industry is growing increasingly concerned that a loophole is allowing online retailers to place their goods onto the market without registering with a WEEE compliance scheme in the UK

Recolight says online sellers may be placing their goods onto the market without registering with a WEEE compliance scheme in the UK. Photograph: Kostic Dusan/123RFSome 20% of all LED lamps sold in the UK do not comply with the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directive, according to research carried out by lighting compliance scheme Recolight.

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