United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

 

 


Overview of e-waste related information



SubjectUnitYearAmountSource
Population(total inhabitants in million)201263.07IMF WEO
Purchasing Power*(USD per Inhabitant)201236,728IMF WEO

EEE Put on Market*(kg per inhabitant)201224.4UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
(total in metric kilotonnes)20121,542UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
E-waste Generated*(kg per inhabitant)201423.5UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
(total in metric kilotonnes)20141,511UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
 

E-waste Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidance



Number of E-waste Regulatory Instruments  6 Regulatory Instruments
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E-waste
Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidance

UK:  Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations, SI 2016/1154


Northern Ireland (UK):  Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (Charges) Regulations, SI 2014/202


UK: Collection of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment from Designated Collection Facilities, Code of Practice, March 2014


UK: Waste Electrical Electronic and Equipment (WEEE) Regulations, SI 2013/3113Icon green
UK: Collection of WEEE from Designated Facilities, Code of Practice, February 2007Icon green
UK: On WEEE Regulations SI 2006/3289, Repic and others v. Secretary of State for Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform and others,
Case [2009] EWHC 2015 (Admin)Icon green
UK: Reuse of WEEE and Used Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Specification, PAS 141:2011Icon green