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RoHS / WEEE Resources
The July 1, 2006 deadline for RoHS compliance has come and gone. As with the Y2K run-up scare, there was so much hype and propaganda in the preceding years that by the time the event actually occurred, there was very little carnage left behind to clean up. Still, there are new companies coming online every day that need to learn how to comply, so this resource will help you get to where you need to be.|
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|2006: The Year of RoHS|
Article from Manufacturing.Net.
Myrtle Beach, SC
Information on RoHS compliance legislative requirements, product family status and recommended soldering profiles.
The RoHS Reference Center is designed to provide electronic design engineers with lead free information they need to specify or purchase lead free electronic components in compliance with the Restrictions on Hazardous Substances directive - commonly known as the lead-free directive.
Exempt Industries Struggle with RoHS
Article from Electronic News, by
Military & Aerospace Electronics
The Cost of Compliance: A RoHS Retrospective
The mil and aerospace industry continues to grapple with lead-free challenges a year after the European Union restricts the use of hazardous substances. By Courtney E. Howard.
National Weights & Measure Laboratory (NWML)
+44 (0)20 8943 7272 / UK
The National Weights and Measures Laboratory (NWML) has been awarded the contract to set up the UK's national RoHS enforcement body. We will be delivering RoHS enforcement when the regulations are fully implemented.
RoHS Enforcement Guidelines
From PennWell Corporation.
Information guide to RoHS compliance.
Helping business comply with RoHS, WEEE, and other green initiatives.
RoHS / WEEE news releases and information.
Services include education, planning, implementation, and continued compliance through UL's RoHS product and management systems surveillance programs.
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)
Definition, regulations, and FAQ's from the Environment Agency.
WEEE and RoHS Environmental Guidelines
By John Mehrmann, from EzineArticles.com.
An open non-profit association of voluntary industry-driven collective WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) take-back systems, taking care of individual producers' responsibility in Europe.
+353 (0) 1 2999320 / Ireland
A not for profit organisation, founded by producers of electrical and electronic appliances in order to comply with the legal obligation imposed by the WEEE Directive 2002/96/EC. WEEE Ireland will organise for the treatment and recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment from the authorised collection points, on behalf of its members.
The WEEE Man is made from the amount of waste electrical and electronic products that an average UK citizen - YOU - will throw away in YOUR lifetime, if YOU carry on disposing of products at the current rate.
WEEE Recycling Directory
Search your area for the electrical equipment you need to recycle, as well as specify further criteria, for instance, to donate your equipment to a charity.
Information about the WEEE legislation on the recycling of computer, electronic and electrical equipment.
WEEE Register Society
00353 (0)1-2409320 / 2409321 / Ireland
Set up to assist producer companies in meeting their obligations for the responsible management of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).
Wikipedia - RoHS
Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive information.
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive information.
Will Controls on Hazardous Materials in Electronics Impact Supplies and Production?
This paper reviews the controls on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) disposal and restrictions on the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS) in European markets, as well as the China RoHS requirements. From IHS.
This group has been set up to help the electronics industry deal with the challenges of RoHS - Restrictions on Hazardous Substances.