1. April 2011

WEEELABEX – European e-waste standard approved

The WEEE Forum menbers approved the WEEELABEX at their General Assembly 1/4/2011 in Amsterdam. Ueli Kasser from büro für umweltchemie is senior consultant of the WEEELABEX project.WEEELABEX is the acronym (‘Waste of Electric and Electronic Equipment LABel of EXcellence’) of a project, run by the WEEE Forum in co-operation with stakeholders from the producers’ community and processing industry. The project (2009-2012) is co-financed by the European Community under the LIFE programme. It aims to design, on the one hand, a set of European standards with respect to the collection, sorting, storage, transportation, preparation for re-use, treatment, processing and disposal of all kinds of WEEE, and, on the other hand, a harmonised set of rules and procedures that will provide for conformity verification. Ueli Kasser from büro für umweltchemie is senior consultant of the project since the application in 2007.