Our Story

What is WEEE Ireland?

WEEE Ireland is a not for profit organisation, committed to delivering cost effective compliance on behalf of our Producer Members.

WEEE Ireland represents 96% of the Irish battery industry and 74% of the household electrical and electronic industry who have a Producer responsibility under EU Battery Directive 2006/66/EC & WEEE Directive 2012/19/EU to organise and finance the environmental management of their products at their end of life.

WEEE Ireland has been operational since 2005 and has been the Scheme of choice in Ireland maintaining majority market share across all sectors. WEEE Ireland operates under the approval of the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment.

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Anything with a plug or battery, WEEE recycle for FREE



Our Initiatives

WEEE Pledge Laura LynnWEEEThe great bulb exchange logo  


Producer Responsibility + Circular Economy = A Resource Opportunity


European Context

WEEE Ireland understands the multinational context of electrical appliance supply and demand, and as a member of WEEE Europe, has a pan-European o­ffering for all its existing and future Producer Members.