New Wiser Recolight contract for North England

Wiser Recycling has signed a new contract with Recolight to collect and process lamps in Yorkshire and Lancashire.

fluorescent tubes for recyclingWiser collects fluorescent tubes and other lamps from Recolight’s clients including electrical wholesalers and major retailers. Recolight runs the UK’s leading specialist compliance scheme for the lighting industry, taking responsibility for its members’ waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) according to the WEEE Regulations.

The fluorescent tubes and other lamps that Wiser Recycling collects are taken for further processing through the lamp recycling plant at our Huddersfield Approved Authorised Treatment Facility. The component materials including glass, metals and phosphor are separated and recovered.

Dominic Hirst, Operations Director, Wiser Recycling says: “We are delighted to extend our work with Recolight and to be providing local collection and processing services for their North England clients from our Huddersfield facility”.

Neil Mclean, Operations and Compliance Manager, Recolight says: “Recolight have worked with Wiser for over seven years. Our tenders for selecting lamp recycling companies include detailed technical and performance requirements, as well as an evaluation of the competitiveness of the financial offer. Recolight also undertake comprehensive annual onsite audits of all recyclers we use. We are pleased that Wiser have been able to demonstrate compliance with our requirements.”

Find out more about our lamp recycling services.