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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.

Guidance for Business to Business (B2B) Producers of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) where the EEE includes batteries

Year: 2022

This guidance document is for B2B producers of EEE where the EEE includes batteries. It provides guidance on how producers can comply with the WEEE Regulations and the Batteries Regulations.

Self-Complying Battery Producers - waste battery management report signage

Year: 2022

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

Self-Complying Battery Producers - waste battery management plan signage

Year: 2022

Display of this signage by self-complying battery 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 waste battery management report has been submitted to the EPA. You can edit the document to add your company's name to the signage.

Quick Start Guide for B2B Producers - Signing In and Resetting a Forgotten Password on the EDEN Portal

Year: 2022

This is a brief guide for users of the EDEN portal who are required to make online submissions of WEEE waste management plans and reports. It explains how to sign in and how to reset a forgotten password.

Guidance for First Time Users of the EDEN Portal and WEEE Module

Year: 2022

Guidance manual for first time users of EDEN and the online WEEE Module

Access to EDEN for Authorised Representatives

Year: 2022

Authorised Representatives (AR) require access to the WEEE module in order to submit plans or reports on behalf of a B2B Producer. This document provides guidance to ARs on accessing a producer's account on EDEN and then to access the WEEE Module to make the submissions.

Guidance for submission of a WEEE Waste Management Report

Year: 2022

Guidance manual for WEEE Waste Management Report online submission

Guidance for submission of a WEEE Waste Management Plan

Year: 2022

Guidance for online preparation and submission of the three-yearly WEEE Waste Management Plan

Waste Battery Management Report Template 2021

Year: 2021

This template is be used by self-complying battery producers to prepare their annual waste battery management report in compliance with the European Union (Batteries and Accumulators) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 283 of 2014). It is a macro-enabled template and should be completed by validly registered self-complying battery producers.

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