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ERP Portugal collects more than 22 tons of waste
ERP Portugal collects more than 22 tons of waste

In 2016, ERP Portugal was responsible for the collection of 21 912 tonnes of WEEE and 229 tonnes of WB&A, a figure that represents a growth of over 34% and 27%, respectively, compared to 2015.

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  • The collection of Waste of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) grew more than 34% in 2016
  • Regarding Waste of Batteries and Accumulators (WB&A) ERP Portugal was responsible for the collection of 229 tons

 In 2016, ERP Portugal was responsible for the collection of 21 912 tonnes of WEEE and 229 tonnes of WB&A, a figure that represents a growth of over 34% and 27%, respectively, compared to 2015.

ERP Portugal significantly increased the number of collection points, reaching a total of 2443 in the case of WEEE and an increase of 80% in batteries waste disposal sites (2066).

In terms of producers of EEE (Electrical and Electronic Equipment) and B&A (Batteries and Accumulators) that transfered the management responsibility for ERP Portugal, 44 new companies were registered, corresponding to a growth of around 8%.

Currently, ERP Portugal works with a total of 33 logistics operators, 25 private waste management operators and 10 treatment and recovery centers, segmented by specific waste stream.