The new bins form part of Gateshead Council's commitment to the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (Weee Directive) introduced in January 2007 which aims to reduce the amount of electrical and electronic equipment being sent to landfill and to encourage everyone to reuse, recycle and recover it.
What does WEEED stand for?
WEEED stands for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (UK)
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- World Evangelistic Enterprise Corporation (Springfield, OH)
- Waste Engineering and Enforcement Division (Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection)
- Water Efficiency Experiences Database (Canadian Water and Wastewater Association; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
- Women and Environment Education and Development (Canada)
- Women Workers Employment and Entrepreneurship Development (program; Philippines)
- World Economy, Ecology & Development (German NGO)
- Workshop on Experimental Evaluation and Deployment Experiences on Vehicular Networks
- Workshop on Empirical Evaluation of Dependability and Security
- Waste Electrical and Electronics Equipment
- Waste from Electric and Electronic Equipment (directive)
- Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Partnership
- Waterloo Engineering Endowment Foundation (University of Waterloo, Canada)
- Westminster Ecclesiastical Education Fund (UK)
- Women's Empowerment Through Employment and Health (Bangladesh)
- Washington Educators in Early Learning (formerly CCWA of Washington/AFT)
- Water Environment European Laboratories
- Wearable Electronics (WEEL Technologies)
- WolfPack Energy Efficient Locomotion (North Carolina State University)
- Working for Equality and Economic Liberation (Helena, MT)
- Workplace Enviornment Exposure Level
Samples in periodicals archive:
Pennon said the UK's recent implementation of the European Union's waste electrical and electronic equipment directive meant this area of recycling was expected to grow quickly.
In 2000, the European Union proposed the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment directive that requires manufacturers to be responsible for recovering and recycling 60-80% of electronic equipment by 2006.