Recolight

We were established by the UK lighting industry in 2005 primarily for the purpose of operating a Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Compliance Scheme on behalf of lamp producers in the UK. Our operating model is based upon one developed by the European Lamp Companies Federation (ELC) - a European Trade Association for lamp manufacturers - although the implementation is different in each country, reflecting the different national implementations of the WEEE Directive EC2002/94

Recolight: updating on sustainability initiatives

At a press briefing yesterday, Recolight CEO Nigel Harvey gave an update the company’s sustainability initiatives. . . “Over the last two years, we have run nine webinars regarding resource efficiency and the circular economy.  We are delighted those webinars were attended by 1200 delegates, and were also viewed by 1500 afterwards. It is particularly …

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Recolight: ‘systemic change, needed to adopt circular economy principles

The lighting industry needs a systemic change if it is to fully adopt circular principles and practices.  That was the conclusion of a gathering of lighting designers and industry executives in a special webinar on ‘The specifier’s role in the circular economy’ organised by the WEEE compliance body, Recolight.  Manufacturers will have to reassess their …

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Recolight: Circular Economy webinars for autumn 2021

Recolight have announced new Circular Economy webinars for the Autumn. All webinars will be chaired by Ray Molony who said: “There is definitely a shift in attitudes happening in the lighting industry, and we’re starting to look seriously at the implications of adopting circular economy principles.  Companies that ignore this shift risk looking out of …

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Recolight: New appointments to Recolight Board of directors

Recolight, the leading WEEE compliance scheme for lighting, is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Sprott of Signify to the Recolight Board and Andreas Adam of LEDVANCE as Chair of the Board. . Recolight was established in 2005 by Tungsram lighting, Feilo Sylvania, LEDVANCE and Signify, The  Recolight board has four non-Executive Directors representing …

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Recolight: how can the lighting industry become Net Zero (webinar: 27 May)

How can the lighting industry become Net Zero?  The next Recolight Webinar on 27 May will discuss how the lighting industry can move to Net Zero. An increasing number of companies have committed to it. A few have already got there.. Others are planning it. So what must a lighting company do to become net …

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Recolight: reporting on the replaceable lighting webinar

. How the replaceable revolution will change lighting . How the replaceable revolution will change lighting The lighting industry has broadly welcomed new legislation which seeks to bring back the replaceable light source. However, many had concerns over how the market for replacement components would work in practice. Over 150 attendees from across the industry …

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Recolight: Lighting and the Circular Economy webinars 2021

Recolight have announced a new Circular Economy webinar series for 2021.  It will build on the events held in 2020, and the progress being made by the lighting industry. All webinars will be chaired by Ray Molony who said: “It’s vital that the industry continues this conversation if it’s to address its responsibility to the …

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Recolight: to be carbon neutral by 2030

Recolight sets ambitious goal to be carbon neutral by 2030 . Recolight, the UK’s leading lighting WEEE compliance scheme, has set a target to be net zero carbon by 2030.  The target, agreed by the Recolight board in January, will cover all Recolight’s operations. Commenting on the news, Recolight CEO Nigel Harvey said:  “As a …

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Recolight: record growth for WEEE Compliance

Recolight announce record new member growth for WEEE compliance During 2020, a total of 18 companies joined the Recolight WEEE scheme.  And from the beginning of 2021, another three companies have transferred to Recolight from other schemes.  The three companies transferring their compliance to Recolight from January are ZG Lighting UK, who supply brands which …

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