EEE Producers (as defined by The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations)
If you place Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) on the UK market, you are
considered a producer of "EEE". "Place on the UK market" applies where you manufacture,
rebrand or import EEE in the UK or if you sell of EEE directly to end users in the
UK from abroad.
EEE Producer Registration
Producers must register in each year they place EEE on the market to comply with
their obligations under the Regulations. You can do this by:
- Joining a Producer Compliance Scheme
- Register directly with the relevant Agency/Body if you are a small EEE producer
To be eligible to register directly as a small EEE producer you must have placed
less than 5 tonnes of EEE on the UK market in the previous year to that in which you
wish to register. Exclude any material that you can show has been subsequently exported from the UK. You should not be a member of a compliance scheme for the year
in which you wish to register.
Applications for direct registration as a small EEE producer should be made from
1st January of the year for which you wish to register. Any registration submitted in
will register you for
2017. If you wish to register for the
please wait until after 1 January
To register directly as a small EEE producer please
Small EEE producers may still have a producer obligation to finance the cost of
collection, treatment , recovery and environmentally sound disposal of WEEE from
users other than private households.