Foundation & Missions

Since January 2018, ecosystem (previously called ESR) combines the activities of Eco-systèmes for household WEEE and Récylum for lighting equipment, professional WEEE and small fire extinguishers. ecosystem therefore benefits from the decade-long expertise of Eco-systèmes and Récylum in the WEEE sector.

ecosystem is a non-profit organisation accredited by the French Authorities. In accordance with French and European regulations, ecosystem carries out a mission of public interest, i.e. the deployment throughout France of a system for collection, depollution and recycling of household and professional WEEE, lighting equipment and small fire extinguishers.

Collection System

ecosystem have set services to collect WEEE among different channels:

  • Retailers,
  • Municipalities,
  • Social economy,
  • Waste management companies (scrap dealers, car shredder operators, recycling companies…),
  • Professional users of professional EEE.


In 2018, ecosystem had 3,910 producer members :

  • 2,096 of them operated household WEEE,
  • 1,585 of them operated professional WEEE,
  • 829 of them operated lighting equipment,
  • 22 of them operated small fire extinguishers

Categories covered

LHHAfully covered
SHHAfully covered
IT&Tfully covered
CEfully covered
Lightingfully covered
Toolsfully covered
Toys/Leisure/Sportsfully covered
Medicalfully covered
M&Cfully covered
Autom. Disp.fully covered





System Manager:

Nathalie Yserd


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The WEEE Forum a.i.s.b.l. is an international association representing 51 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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