Category Archives: Latest News

Welcome to Wiser Recycling’s new website

Welcome to Wiser Recycling’s new website.  We wanted to bring our site up to date and make it easier for you to find the information you are looking for. Browse our new website and find out: How our Approved Authorised Treatment Facilities across the UK enable us to recycle and reuse all types of WEEE…

Open day to mark end of successful research collaboration

The Relight Project, of which Wiser Recycling is a consortium member, is holding an open day to mark the end of their successful collaboration to help ensure sustainable recycling of lighting products. The international research project by six European consortium members has tested and developed novel technologies to find the most effective means of recycling…

Norfolk’s WEEE stays local with new HWRC contract

15th May 2014 With Norfolk Environmental Waste Services (NEWS) having taken over the management of 19 Norfolk County Council Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) in Norfolk on 1st April, all household Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) is being recycled locally with Wiser Recycling. Our specialist WEEE recycling and reuse company collects and treats the…

BIS issues guidance on WEEE regulations

10th April 2014 The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) published a guidance note last month to help organisations and individuals to comply with the WEEE Regulations 2013 which came into effect on 1st January 2014. The guidance covers businesses, local authorities and third sector organisations as well as individuals in England, Wales, Scotland…

Wiser takes on apprentice

22nd January 2014 Wiser Recycling has taken on an apprentice through the Government backed National Apprenticeship Service which is designed to increase apprenticeship opportunities in the UK. The apprentice, Jake John, is based at Wiser Recycling’s new Approved Authorised Treatment Facility (AATF) which opened in St Ives, Cambridgeshire last year.  Jake was recruited at Huntingdon…

New WEEE Regulations from 1st January 2014

20th December 2013 The new Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations 2013 came into force in the UK on 1st January 2014. The regulations incorporate a number of changes following the recast EU WEEE Directive and to address producer concerns that the cost of complying with the regulations did not reflect the actual cost…