Frequently Asked Questions - Questions about producer compliance schemes

Producer compliance schemes typically have a minimum fixed administration. Everything else, such as treatment, recovery, logistics, collection and information, is outsourced following tendering based on open competition among market operators.

Since the law covers so many different types of products, systems that are member of the WEEE Forum have solutions tailor made for each sector, for example fee structures, product range and service level for the on-demand collection. Each sector specifies its own requirements.

Whether a system covers all ten categories differs from country to country.