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Major companies involved in the electricals sector have signed up to a new working group that will see them collaborating across the product lifecycle.

In total 50 companies, including Beko, B&Q, Dell, Home Retail Group, Microsoft, Panasonic, Sainsbury’s, Samsung and Sky, have signed up to the Electrical and Electronic Sustainability Action Plan (esap).

Led by WRAP, esap will help organisations that design, manufacture, sell, repair, reuse and recycle electrical and electronic products to work collaboratively across the product lifecycle.

Those involved will look at actions including implementing new business models such as take-back and resale, extending product durability, and gaining greater value from reuse and recycling.

It is estimated that the UK market for trading pre-owned equipment is worth up to £3bn, so encouraging the trade-in of used TVs alone could grow UK GDP by over £750m per year by 2020.


James Champ

Compliance scheme manager

James joined the compliance team in August 2012 and now holds the role of compliance scheme manager. He works with companies to ensure compliance with the packaging, WEEE and batteries regulations. In particular, James takes an active interest in quality improvement both for clients' data methodologies and internally to improve business efficiency.


Written by
James Champ
Published
21/11/2014
Topics
WEEE, Compliance

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