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Lamp 15p surcharge is a rip off, says lamp recycler

A Hampshire-based lamp recycling company has criticised lamp producers for introducing a 15p surcharge on lamps under the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) regulations. Producers of lamps introduced the surcharge to each lamp they sold and fitted, to cover the cost of treating and recycling under the WEEE regulations. The Lamp Recycling Company director Norman Kemp said: Customers now have to pay a 15p surcharge for every lamp for the recycling of their lamps. I have spoken ...