Terminology

Registration of users and companies

Reporting obligations and relevant legislation

Abroad and other regions

Sources of legislation

Terminology

What is EEE?

EEE stands for electrical and electronic equipment and is defined as follows: Equipment which, in order to work properly, is dependent on electric currents or electromagnetic fields, and equipment for the generation, transfer, and measurement of such currents and fields, that are intended for use with a voltage rating not exceeding 1000 volts for alternating current and 1500 volts for direct current.

This definition does not apply to the following equipment:

  1. Equipment which is necessary for the protection of the essential interests of the security of Member States, including arms, munitions, and items intended for specific military purposes;
  2. Equipment which is specifically designed and installed as part of another type of equipment that is excluded from or does not fall within the scope of the take-back obligation, and which can fulfil its function only if it is part of that equipment;
  3. Filament bulbs;
  4. Equipment designed to be sent into space;
  5. Large-scale stationary industrial tools;
  6. Large-scale fixed installations, except any equipment which is not specifically designed and installed as part of these installations;
  7. Means of transport for persons or goods, excluding electric two-wheel vehicles which are not type-approved;
  8. Off-road mobile machinery made available exclusively for professional use;
  9. Equipment designed solely for the purposes of research and development that is only made available on a business-to-business basis;
  10. Medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices, where such devices are expected to be infective prior to their end of life and cannot be disinfected, and active implantable medical devices.

For an explanation of what the definition of EEE includes or excludes, please refer to the EWRN “Guidance Papers” www.ewrn.org

What is WEEE?

What is a producer of EEE?

What is a distributor of EEE?

What is household waste EEE?

What is professional waste EEE?

What are the categories of EEE?

Registration of users and companies

Why do I need to register?

What do I need to register as a producer or importer of EEE?

How do I add a company?

Why do I have to submit reports?

Who should submit reports?

What if my company has different roles?

Reporting obligations and relevant legislation

What if I report all EEE and/or WEEE via Recupel, PV-Cycle, or a producer with an individual waste prevention and management plan?

Do I also have to submit reports if I dispose of everything to a Recupel contractor, PV-Cycle, or a producer with an individual waste prevention and management plan?

As a distributor of EEE, what should I include in the reports?

As a producer (or importer) of EEE, what should I include in the reports?

As an authorised representative, what should I include in the reports?

As a collector, trader or broker of waste EEE, what should I include in the reports?

As an exporter of EEE, what should I include in the reports?

As a processor of (W)EEE, what should I include in the reports?

As a collector, trader, broker or processor of waste, can I submit reports on behalf of my customers?

As a re-use centre of EEE and/or WEEE, what should I include in the reports?

What if you have been written to and addressed as a collector, trader or broker of WEEE, but you do not collect, trade, or broker WEEE?

Abroad and other regions

As a Flemish company, do I have to submit reports on the WEEE that I have collected in the other Regions?

Do I have to submit reports on the WEEE I have collected abroad?

Do I have to submit reports if my company is not established in the territory?

Do I also have to submit reports if I import second-hand EEE and put it on the Belgian market?

Do I have to submit reports on the export of EEE?

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