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A distributor is known as the person who provides the item on a commercial basis to a person who is going to use it (e.g. an end user). A distributor is often known as a retailer, this includes online retailers, also known as distance or internet sellers.
Producers, distributors and consumers of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) all have a role to play in the environmentally sound management of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). If you are a retailer of EEE and/or batteries there are certain steps you must take in order to be compliant with the regulations.
Any retailer selling EEE, including supermarkets, petrol stations, corner shops and electrical stores.
A retailer who sells batteries; portable automotive or industrial.
Also retailers selling EEE with a battery incorporated into or accompanying the product is also a battery retailer (e.g. computers, toys and watched etc.)
Check out Information Pack for Retailers of EEE and batteries.
Check out the compliance guidance leaflet for retailers of EEE and batteries.
Download the relevant statutory notices (signage) required for display in retail premises.
Download the Information pack for internet sellers.
Check out the WEEE and Battery Regulations in Ireland- Who does what?
Read frequently asked questions on WEEE and RoHS
View information on prosecutions taken under the WEEE and battery Regulations.
Visit the following websites:
WEEE Register Society
The Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government
PO Box 3000 Johnstown Castle Estate Wexford, Y35 W821 053-916 0600Other EPA locations
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