Category Archives: Producer Responsibility Organizations

Obligation to repair now as a law: the European Parliament obliges manufacturers to repair broken products

The European Parliament has introduced new rules to repair broken products. Producers now have an obligation to repair their own products. Electronic waste is one of the fastest-growing waste streams in the world, as manufacturers of phones and laptops make their products harder to repair. And it’s not just digital devices – the number of […]

Extended Producer Responsibility

In an age of fast-paced technological advancement and growing consumerism, the amount of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) generated has become a major global concern. The environmental and health hazards posed by improperly disposed electronic waste have led to the implementation of rigorous regulations and directives to manage and recycle e-waste.

Eesti Elektroonikaromu: Leading the Way in Electronic Waste Management in Estonia

Eesti Elektroonikaromu stands at the forefront of responsible electronic waste management in Estonia as a renowned Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO). Its primary objective is to bring together collectors and recyclers of end-of-life electronics and all types of batteries, offering an integrated solution for managing electronic waste.

Join a PRO – A Producer Responsibility Organisation in Estonia

Producers of electronic equipment (including batteries and accumulators) are responsible for the collection, recycling and recovery of waste from electronic equipment they manufacture, import or resell. This is known as PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY and extends to importers and distributors (including online shops and retailers).

Understanding WEEE Responsibilities for Manufacturers, Producers, Retailers, and Webshops in Estonia

WEEE Responsibilities for Manufacturers, Producers, Retailers, and Webshops

The importance of environmental responsibility and sustainable practices has gained momentum in recent years, leading to the establishment of regulatory measures worldwide. One significant directive in the European Union is the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive.

WEEE – What is Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment

What is Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)? The Role and Importance of Producer Responsibility Organizations in Estonia

In our modern, technology-driven world, it’s nearly impossible to imagine life without electrical and electronic equipment. However, as these devices reach the end of their lifespan, they become waste – more specifically, Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE).