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Apr 2015

Cyprus: Transposition of WEEE Recast

On 22, Apr 2015 | In News, WEEE | By Alisa Maier

flagge-zypernWith some delay, Cyprus has transposed the WEEE Recast Directive 2012/19/EU into national legislation: The Waste (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulation 73/2015 was officially published on March 13, 2015.

Based on the new WEEE Regulation, Cyprus has implemented the following:

– New producer definition, including direct sales to B2C and B2B end-users
– Authorized representative requirement
– 0:1 take-back obligation for small EEE for retailers with a sales area for EEE of more than 400m²
– Minimum requirements for shipment of used EEE/WEEE
– New WEEE categories applicable from August 15, 2018
– New collection target