ERP in the UK
ERP UK Ltd is the UK operation for European Recycling Platform (ERP).
ERP UK was approved by the Environment Agency as a WEEE producer compliance scheme on 21 February 2007 (WEE/XP3338PD/SCH) and as a battery compliance scheme (BCS2010755/E) on 30 September 2009. ERP UK was approved by Defra as a packaging compliance scheme on 11 September 2012.
ERP UK's WEEE members are responsible for 15% of the electrical and electronic products sold in the UK.
ERP UK provides WEEE collection services to local authorities covering 15% of the UK population.
Our battery producer members are responsible for around 10% of the batteries sold in the UK.
European Recycling Platform (ERP) was created in 2002 as the first ever pan-European scheme to effectively implement the European Union's Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment (WEEE) Directive.
The mission of ERP is to ensure cost-effective implementation of the WEEE and Batteries Directives, for the benefit of producer members, consumers and ultimately for the environment and society.
ERP offers compliance in 13 countries (Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain and the UK).
The Europe Plus package provides compliance in the remaining European countries (other EU member states and Switzerland).