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Defra sets new WEEE compliance fee

Earlier this month the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), announced that a new Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) compliance fee is being set for 2017 at a rate of £3.50 per tonne of waste. The charge will help local authorities factor in the service when preparing bids for collection contracts as well as go towards the costs of managing operational contracts.

The amount was confirmed after a consultation process had taken place, which involved gathering feedback on the proposed fee from local authorities, waste management companies, professional bodies, producers and Producer Compliance Schemes (PCSs). In total, 30 responses were submitted, with 28 of them supporting a compliance charge for the 2017 compliance year.

Acumen Waste have been providing Waste Management Solutions and Industrial Site Services for more than 20 years. From our base in West Yorkshire we operate throughout the UK and deliver technically robust, cost-effective results to all our clients. For more information about the services we provide or to discuss a project in more detail, please get in touch on 0800 118 2165.

Head Office, Knottingley

Acumen House, Headlands Lane, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 0LA

Phone: 01977 529586


Acumen Waste Services, Bowesfield Lane, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 3HF

Phone: 01977 529586

West Midlands

Acumen Waste Services, Lincoln Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV10 0DX

Phone: 01902 352100


Acumen Waste Recovery Park, The Old Brick & Tile Works, YO19 6ED

Phone: 01977 529586


Acumen Waste Services, No.2 East Office Building, East Dock Road, Immingham, Immingham Dock Estate, North East Lincolnshire, DN40 2 QJ


Keighley Office, Newbridge Industrial Estate, Pitt Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD21 4PQ

Phone: 0845 600 3572