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Statutory Notice - Retailers of Batteries only

Year: 2022

Sample statutory notice for retailers of batteries only (i.e. where the retailer does not also sell EEE).

Statutory Notice - Retailers of EEE and Batteries

Year: 2022

Sample statutory notice for retailers of EEE and batteries.

The Batteries Regulations - Guidance for Retailers of Industrial and Automotive Batteries

Year: 2022

This guidance document will assist retailers and distributors of industrial and automotive batteries to comply with the European Union (Batteries and Accumulators) Regulations 2014 (SI No. 283 of 2014) – the Batteries Regulations.

Statutory Notice - Retailers of EEE only

Year: 2022

Sample statutory notice for retailers of EEE only (i.e. where the retailer does not also sell batteries).

WEEE and Batteries - Guidance for the retail sector on EPA inspections

Year: 2022

This document provides guidance on what to expect when the EPA carries out an inspection at your retail premises to assess compliance with the WEEE and Batteries Regulations.

Guidance for Retailers and Distributors of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) and Batteries

Year: 2022

This document provides guidance to those who are selling EEE and/or batteries at a retail or distributor premises. It addresses obligations under the WEEE and Batteries Regulations.

Compliance Guidance Leaflet - Quick Start Guide for retailers of EEE and Batteries

What do retailers need to know?, August 2022

Year: 2022

A two page guidance leaflet for retailers on the WEEE and Batteries Regulations.

Guidance on the management of waste Ionisation Chamber Smoke Detectors (ICSDs) at end-of-life

Year: 2022

This is a guidance note on the management of Ionisation Chamber Smoke Detectors at end-of-life, when they become waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).

Guidance on the management of X-ray units at end-of-life

Year: 2022

This is a guidance note on the management of X-ray units at end-of-life, when they become waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)

The WEEE and Batteries Regulations In Ireland – Who Does What?

Year: 2022

This is a summary of the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders under the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) and Batteries regulations in Ireland. It includes EPA, local authorities, producers and retailers, as well as consumers and WEEE and batteries compliance schemes.

Guidance for Distance Sellers of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) and Batteries

Year: 2022

This document provides guidance to those who are selling EEE and/or batteries using websites or catalogues.

Guidance for B2B Producers in the Catering, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Sectors

Year: 2022

This document provides guidance for companies placing Catering, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning type equipment on the Irish market for the first time. Some of this equipment is in scope of the WEEE Regulations.

Quick Start Guide for B2B EEE Producers

Year: 2022

This is a short compliance guide for B2B EEE producers on how to comply with the WEEE Regulations.

Guidance for Battery Producers

Year: 2022

This document provides guidance to battery producers on how to comply with the Batteries and Accumulators Regulations. The guidance applies to self-complying battery producers as well as producers who choose to join a compliance scheme.

Quick Start Guide for Battery Producers

Year: 2022

This is a short compliance guide for battery producers.

WEEE and Batteries Regulations - What to expect at an EPA Audit

Guidance for self-complying B2B and battery producers, January 2022

Year: 2022

This guidance provides a brief summary of what to expect if your business is audited by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) and/or Batteries Regulations. This is essentially a brief guide to inform businesses as to why they are being audited and what the EPA will look at during a producer audit.

Battery Scoping decision tree - What type of battery do you sell?

Year: 2022

This decision tree will help you to determine the type of battery (i.e. portable, industrial or automotive) that you are importing and/or selling.

Guidance for B2B Producers of EEE

Year: 2022

The aim of this guidance is to assist B2B producers of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) who place B2B products on the Irish market (i.e. who supply EEE to a business end user in Ireland) to comply with the WEEE Regulations in Ireland.

Self-Complying B2B Producers - WEEE waste management report signage

Year: 2022

Display of this signage is a legal requirement for self-complying B2B EEE producers. It must be displayed within 1 metre of each entrance to your premises. It must be used when you have submitted your first WEEE waste management report and replaces the 'plan signage'. You can edit this document to add your company's name to the signage.

Self-Complying B2B Producers - WEEE waste management plan signage

Year: 2022

Display of this signage by self-complying B2B EEE producers is a legal requirement. It must be displayed within 1 metre of each entrance to your premises. This must be replaced by the 'report signage' once the first WEEE waste management report has been submitted to the EPA.

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