At the municipal collection sites EEE subject to producer responsibility is collected in the following WEEE fractions and portable batteries.  

Fraction Dimension/specification Collection equipment
1.a Large equipment More than 50 cm 
(White goods)
Large container
1.b Medium equipment More than 50 cm 
(other than white goods)

2. Temperature exchange equipment

Contains cooling agents Large container

3. Small equipment

Less or equal 50 cm


4. Screens and monitors

More than 100 cm2


5. Lamps


Barrels and boxes

6. Photovoltaic panels



7. Portable batteries


See link on the right-hand side for guidance in measurement of equipment dimensions.

Further to the recast of the WEEE Directive and its implementation in Denmark, the division into fractions has been changed. All the above fractions are subject to producer responsibility and are collected and/or sorted by the municipalities and picked up by the producers/importers. 

Collection equipment

Collection equipment for waste products at the municipal collection sites is supplied by producers/importers (in practice normally their collective schemes). 

Last edited: 01/02/2019

Further information:

Guidance in measurement of equipment

Existing fractions until 1 September 2018:

Fraction 1. Large household appliances

Fraction 2. Cooling appliances

Fraction 3: Small household appliances

Fraction 4. Screens & monitors

Fraction 5. Light sources

Fraction 6. Photovoltaic panels

Fraction 7. Portable batteries

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