WEEE legislation in force

All primary and secondary legislation on electrical and electronic waste, as well as the FAQ on Directive 2002/96/EC are available on the Commission's WEEE pages.

The new WEEE Directive 2012/19/EU was published in issue L197 of the Official Journal on 24 July 2012.

On 30 November 2012, the French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy issued a guidance document on traceability and treatment of the output plastics fraction arising from WEEE.

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