Recolight's Nigel Harvey to address updated WEEE regulations at euroLED

June 13, 2013
Date Announced: 13 Jun 2013 Nigel Harvey, chief executive of Recolight, the UK’s WEEE compliance scheme for the lighting industry, will be presenting on the revision of the WEEE Regulations at this year’s euroLED, a unique conference dedicated to the science and technology of LEDs.euroLED will be held on Monday 24th June and Tuesday 25th June at the ICC in Birmingham. This year, the euroLED conference is being led by an advisory board of ‘thought leaders’ from across the international LED lighting industry. The conference will focus on the following key themes: LED systems; LED engines and modules; LED components including drivers, optics, PCBs, thermal management, testing and standardisation.With LEDs gaining significant ground in the lighting world, Nigel Harvey will discuss the importance of complying with the updated UK WEEE Regulations. He will cover the expected changes and how they will affect LED producers. His presentation will take place on Monday 24th June at 13.50 – 14.20, and will be followed by a Question and Answer session delivered by Recolight and Lumicom, the luminaire recycling compliance scheme.Commenting on the conference Nigel said, ‘The increasing prominence of LEDs means that all producers need to be aware of their obligations and the upcoming changes to the WEEE Regulations. I look forward to discussing the implications of the WEEE recast for LED producers in particular.’About RecolightRecolight is a not-for-profit producer-led compliance scheme specialising in the recycling of gas discharge lamps (GDLs), in accordance with the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations. Recolight was established by the UK lamp producers who account for a significant share of the UK market. Its members are producers and importers of WEEE who put new lamps on the market for the first time in the UK, and are therefore obliged to comply with the WEEE Regulations. Recolight offers specialist lamp recycling services, advice and support to help all parties in the supply chain recycle their lamps as simply and efficiently as possible.

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