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Council leaders warn of television mountains when WEEE directive kicks in

Council leaders warn that television mountains could be the new fridge mountains unless UK businesses invest more in handling the upcoming Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directive. With the WEEE directive planned for implementation in July 2007, retailers have agreed to fund the upgrade of council civic amenity sites to handle WEEE to the tune of around £6,500 per site. But most councils do not think this will be enough. They also fear ...