2002/96/EC - WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment)
Strictly linked to the RoHS Directive, the
WEEE has for objective the re-use and the recycling
of electrical and electronic equipment. Like
RoHS, this Directive is applied to large and small
electrical household equipment, computer and telecommunications
equipment, lighting equipment, electrical and
electronic instruments (with the exception of
large fixed industrial equipment), toys and equipment
for sports and leisure, monitoring and control
instrumentation and vending machines.
Producers will be called upon to design and produce
instrumentation that take into consideration and
facilitates the dismissal and salvage,
in particular the re-use and recycling
of the above-mentioned equipment.
The Directive, which is rather complex, with diverse
outlays to be paid by the producers and distributors
of electric and electronic equipment, as well
as persons involved in the recycling process,
viceversa does not contemplate an undertaking
by raw material producers.
Lati S.p.A., while advising customers to refer
to the respective associations of the category,
is at its customers' disposal, through the Customer Assistance service, for any relevant information.