Organiser

Organisation Name:

REPIC Ltd

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Social:

City:

Greater Manchester

Country:

United Kingdom

Date(s):

IEWD Week

Activities:

News release

Description: Launch of an animation illustrating the types of EEE in the UK home.
Participant

Organisation Name:

Bury Council

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Activity website:

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City:

Bury

Country:

United Kingdom

Date(s):

October 2019

Activities:

Public Campaign - Social media

Description: Bury Council will be actively promoting WEEE recycling to its residents, schools, colleges, staff and partner organisations. We will be signposting them to our HWRC sites as well as our Bulky Waste Collections. We will be asking schools to create activities to help educate pupils about WEEE recycling, its importance and effects if we do not repair or recycle WEEE.
Participant

Organisation Name:

Dixons Carphone plx

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Social:

City:

LONDON

Country:

United Kingdom

Date(s):

14th October 2019

Activities:

Public Campaign - Social media

Description: As the UKs largest electrical retailer and only major UK retailer to offer instore take-back of WEEE, we will be increasing awareness to our customers via our social media channels that they can recycle their unwanted tech at our stores. At our Head Office, we will also being holding a colleague "tech amnesty" for colleagues to bring in unwanted items from home which we will recycle via our network of WEEE recycling partners
Participant

Organisation Name:

Dorset Council

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Activity website:

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Social:

City:

Dorchester

Country:

United Kingdom

Date(s):

14 October 2019 (available all year round)

Activities:

Public Campaign - Social media, Social media

Description: Promotion of WEEE collection banks and household recycling centres via social media.
Participant

Organisation Name:

E-Waste World Conference & Expo

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Activity website:

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Social:

City:

London

Country:

United Kingdom

Date(s):

14 October 2019 - 21 October 2019

Activities:

Public Campaign - Social media, Public Campaign - Internet news, News release, Public collection

Description: Trans-Global Events, organiser of the E-Waste World Conference, will launch a social media campaign urging consumers to search their homes for redundant/unused electronics, photograph it, post it, and then dispose of it via proper channels or alternatively find their devices a new home. Using the hashtag #amnesteee we will attempt to educate the public as to how and where they can recycle electronics, the impact of WEEE on the environment and humanity, as well as how their actions can contribute to a circular economy in electronics and a more sustainable future, much in the same way that they have become engaged with the negative aspects of single-use plastics.
Participant

Organisation Name:

Electrical Waste Recycling Group

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City:

Durham

Country:

United Kingdom

Date(s):

October 14th 2019

Activities:

Social media, News release, Business campaign - Radio news

Description: We will be holding an event at Janet Nash House in Durham to raise awareness for International E-Waste Day. The EWRG and CEF staff will be getting behind this and raising money for charity. We have invited members of the press including local radio stations to cover the event and the activities below:

Competitions (with entry donations to charity)

  • Smoothie bikes competition - Pedal power makes your own lovely fresh smoothie

  • Guess how many batteries in battery POD

  • Guess the weight of an electric POD

  • E-waste quiz (Featuring a member of the Royal Society of Chemists)

  • Fastest person to take a hard drive out of base unit

  • Tombola (instant wins - prizes donated by CEF, EWRG and partners/suppliers)


Prizes

  • Champagne for furthest distances on the smoothie bikes within 30 seconds (Men & Women separate)

  • CEF, EWRG and partners/suppliers to donate small prizes

  • CEF store card

  • Other recyclable prizes e.g. re-useable shopping bag, re-useable bottles etc.

  • Attendees will receive an EWRG goody bag including: a mug, phone holder, key ring, pad, coaster & bag.


 

  • Advertising

  • Advertise across EWRG/CEF network & CEF Branches

  • Advertising posters (internal)

  • Contact local businesses & local existing EWRG clients

  • Local newspaper article

  • Local radio advertisement

  • Local tv coverage (requested)


 
Participant

Organisation Name:

Forsters LLP

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Social:

City:

London

Country:

United Kingdom

Date(s):

14.10.2019

Activities:

Business collection

Description: Inspired by the WEEE Forum IEWD, we are running an event in which staff will bring in their e-waste in exchange for a veggie BBQ breakfast roll, and we will then donate that e-waste to a London based charity for terminally ill children which then processes the e-waste and outs the proceeds towards the charity's causes.
Participant

Organisation Name:

Lumicom

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Social:

City:

Huddersfield

Country:

United Kingdom

Date(s):

TBC

Activities:

Workshop, Social media

Description: Working with Electrical Waster Recycling Group (EWRG), Lumicom will be hosting an Education day where end users of EEE will be educated around responsibility, obligations and the circular economy. We will show how their collected waste will be treated and what the consequences could be for incorrect WEEE management.
This education day will be promoted through all of our social media channels alongside EWRG. We will be promoting this to coincide with IEWD This will be an open event where anyone who is an end user of EEE (from councils to contractors) can come along and learn more about WEEE management and compliance.
Participant

Organisation Name:

North Lincolnshire Council

Organisation website:

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City:

North Lincolnshire

Country:

United Kingdom

Date(s):

14/10/2019

Activities:

Social media

Description: North Lincolnshire will be encouraging residents through social media to repair their broken electricals and to recycle them when this isn't possible.
We will be reminding residents that small broken electrical items can be recycled at the kerbside and that both small and large broken electricals can be disposed of at our Household Recycling Centres.
Participant

Organisation Name:

Recolight

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Social:

City:

UK wide

Country:

United Kingdom

Activities:

Business campaign -Social media

Description: Recolight has the largest collection network for lamps and luminaires across the UK.
To date Recolight has recycled over 300 million lamps, this is more than all UK Compliance Schemes combined.

We will use IEWD to promote recycling of all WEEE lighting and highlight how easy this is with Recolight’s free recycling service.
Participant

Organisation Name:

S2S Group

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Social:

City:

Rotherham

Country:

United Kingdom

Date(s):

14/10/2019

Activities:

News release, Social media

Description: S2S Group are taking part in raising awareness of WEEE Forum's International E-waste Day by getting involved online through our social media channels, sharing our IT asset disposal guide and videos to the public. We'll be offering free, specialist advice around the benefits and impact that e-waste recycling has on our environment. Look out for us!
Participant

Organisation Name:

WEEE Scotland

Organisation website:

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Activity website:

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Social:

City:

Glasgow

Country:

United Kingdom

Date(s):

14 October 2019

Activities:

Public collection

Description: To mark the International E-waste Day, WEEE Scotland are opening their doors to the general public wishing to ethically dispose of their no longer wanted electrical and electronic equipment. The equipment we receive will be processed at our facility in line with best practice guidelines. By bringing in your electronics you support local jobs and help protect the environment from hazards associated with inappropriate e-waste treatment.

The equipment can be dropped off at 249 Govan Road, G51 1HJ, Glasgow on Monday 14th October between 9:00-15:00.

The offer excludes CRT monitors, fridges and fluorescent tubes. To dispose of this equipment, please contact your local council.

About

The WEEE Forum a.i.s.b.l. is an international association representing forty six producer responsibility organisations across the globe. Together with our members, we are at the forefront of turning the extended producer responsibility principle into an effective electronic waste management policy approach through our combined knowledge of the technical, business and operational aspects of collection, logistics, de-pollution, processing, preparing for reuse and reporting of e-waste. Our mission is to be the world’s foremost e-waste competence centre excelling in the implementation of the circularity principle.

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