The WEEE Order defines producer responsibility for electrical and electronic equipment and it gives a number of exemptions for this responsibility.
Information on the subsequent pages is meant to help identify whether or not equipment is covered, which category it falls under, and how to mark equipment according to the rules.
Electrical and electronic equipment is defined as:
For equipment covered by producer responsibility the Order sets up a number of requirements for producers and importers of electrical equipment as well as rules about how to manage equipment when it becomes waste. For electrical equipment not covered by producer responsibility the Order only decides how to manage equipment when it becomes waste.