Snapshot of Worldwide Electronics Recycling 2013
Tech Soup Blog
MARCH 5, 2013
The WEEE Directive is the set of laws that governs the proper collection and disposal of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) in the 27 countries of the European Union. The latest update of the law is expected to be formally approved in 2014. Switzerland was the first country in the world to adopt an electronics recycling system is 1991.Things are actually going pretty well in Europe. has a patchwork of laws in half of the U.S.