Terminology

Registration of users and companies

Reporting obligations and relevant legislation

Abroad and other regions

Sources of legislation

Terminology

What is EEE?

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?

Electrical and electronic equipment is classified into the following 6 categories:

  • category 1: temperature exchange equipment;
  • category 2: screens, monitors and equipment containing screens having a surface greater than 100 cm2;
  • category 3: lamps, including LED lamps;
  • category 4: large equipment (any external dimension more than 50 cm);
  • category 5: small equipment (no external dimension more than 50 cm);
  • category 6: small IT and telecommunication equipment (no external dimension more than 50 cm).

For further information on what category is applicable to a specific appliance please refer to "sources legislation".

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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Registration of users and companies

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Abroad and other regions

Sources of legislation

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