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Graeme Milne, Chief Executive of REPIC, has been elected to the board of the WEEE Forum, an International Association of Electronic Waste Producer Responsibility Organisations, for a four year term. 

The WEEE Forum is made up of 53 waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). producer responsibility organisations from across the globe. 

Graeme’s role on the WEEE Forum board will ensure that REPIC continues to be at the forefront of operational and legislative expertise, benefitting its producer members and partnered local authorities, whilst working together with WEEE Forum partners to deliver best practice WEEE recycling across Europe and beyond.

 

Commenting on his election, REPIC’s Chief Executive, added: “I am very honoured to be appointed to the board of the WEEE Forum; a hugely well-respected and esteemed international organisation at the heart of our industry sector.

“This opportunity allows REPIC to continue contributing to the development and implementation of best practices in the recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment internationally. I look forward to collaborating with my fellow board members to further enhance our industry’s reach, compliance and operational standards.”

Pascal Leroy, Director General of the WEEE Forum, commented: “I am very pleased with the election of Graeme Milne, the chief executive of REPIC, the biggest producer compliance scheme in the United Kingdom, to the Board of the WEEE Forum.

“REPIC has always been very supportive of our initiatives and development as the #1 go-to WEEE competence centre; for many years, Philip Morton, past CEO of REPIC, was President of the WEEE Forum. The WEEE Forum is the largest association of not-for-profit e-waste PROs, not only in Europe but also in the world; we don’t just speak for EU-based producer-mandated entities but for also for PROs with operations outside the EU.”

The new WEEE Forum board was elected by members on the first day of the organisation’s General Assembly in Luxembourg on 29th May 2024, hosted by Ecotrel ASBL. Graeme is joined on the board by Valentin Negoita, Joseph Attard, Natalie Yserd, Eric Dewaet, Pedro Nazareth, Andreu Vilà, Giorgio Arienti and Jan Vlak, who remains the WEEE Forum president.

REPIC is a founding member of the WEEE Forum, an organisation dedicated to improving the management of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) internationally. Since its inception, REPIC has played a crucial role in shaping the WEEE Forum’s mission and initiatives, contributing its expertise and knowledge in compliance, operational efficiency, and legislative matters. 

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