Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) by waste management operations

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(i) Data on Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) is collected on the basis of Directive 2012/19/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). The purpose of the collected data is to monitor compliance of countries with the quantitative targets for collection, preparing for re-use and recycling, and recovery of WEEE that are set out in Article 7 (collection rate) and Article 11 and Annex V (recovery targets). (ii) Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) and other key concepts for the purpose of monitoring the WEEE management are defined in Article 3 of Directive 2012/19/EU (iii) EU Member State and EEA/EFTA countries. (iv) Directive 2012/19/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 04 July 2012 on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) applies. Details on the reporting intervals and definitions can be found in the above-mentioned Directive. Competent authoritis, like Ministries of Environment or Environmental Protection Agencies and/or national statistical institutes collect data from various sources: • Producers, exporter/importer businesses. • Administrative sources such as municipalities or other local authorities (provinces, regions, etc.), waste collectors at municipal/local level, waste treatment facilities

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Source https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/databrowser/view/env_waselee/default/table?lang=en
Last Updated February 1, 2022, 07:56 (UTC)
Created January 27, 2022, 09:03 (UTC)
Access level Public
Data timespan 2005-2018
Data update frequency annually
Geographical area EU, Iceland, Norway
Language English, German, French
Organization Eurostat
Time interval yearly