Recolight are delighted to announce that 15 companies joined Recolight in January 2024 , 12 of which transferred from other schemes. And during 2023, a total of 20 other companies joined the Recolight WEEE scheme.

Commenting on this record growth, Nigel Harvey, CEO, Recolight said: “The number of producers joining Recolight is a testament to our shared environmental credentials. At Recolight, we are committed to providing a comprehensive recycling and reuse service for the customers of our Members. Over the last three years we have been working with the lighting industry to drive the transition to a Circular Economy and have been instrumental in making change. We are delighted to be recognised as more than just a compliance scheme.”

The 15 companies joining for 2024 are: Anglepoise, Apollo Lighting, Coco Lighting, D.W. Windsor, ERCO Lighting,  Future Designs, Holophane Europe, Light Projects, Lucent Lighting, Performance Lighting , RDF Lighting Power and Control , Shoplight, Silent Design, T.R. Ventures  T/A Ultra LEDs, Tridonic UK.

Recolight’s commitment to the circular economy and to protecting the environment are key drivers for their new Members.

“Having been fortunate enough to attend a couple of Recolight’s workshops throughout 2023 and having also been invited to exhibit at Recolight’s Circular Lighting Live event this year, we felt that their dedication and drive surrounding circularity and sustainability was something that very much aligns to our own business philosophies.  To us,  it seemed too good an opportunity to let pass,” said Glenn Hildyard, Director of Coco Lighting.

“We are thrilled to partner with Recolight in our shared commitment to environmental stewardship. This collaboration reflects our continuing dedication to providing not only innovative and efficient lighting solutions but also ensuring that our products are part of a sustainable lifecycle. Together with Recolight, we look forward to making a positive impact on the environment and contributing to a more sustainable lighting industry,” said Lucie Sidwell, Operations Director at Lucent Lighting.

“Holophane are delighted to partner with Recolight for our WEEE Compliance in 2024.  Both companies share some key values, including a clear commitment to sustainability and to the circular economy, which make us a great fit.  We look forward to working together with Recolight both for WEEE compliance and in wider sustainability initiatives through our EarthLIGHT program,” said Dave Barnwell, Managing Director,  Holophane.

“Apollo Lighting has joined Recolight because they are a barometer for sustainability in our marketplace,” said James Goldsbrough, Managing Director of Apollo Lighting.

Recolight Membership Development Manager Adrian Willis added: “We are delighted that such important lighting brands have transferred their WEEE compliance to Recolight. 2024 promises to be a pivotal year for WEEE, with a major Government review and consultation. Recolight are working with Members to ensure that the needs of the lighting industry are fully represented.”

The Recolight WEEE scheme now has 220 Producer Members, the largest number since Recolight was founded in 2007. They range from the world’s largest lighting companies to small start-ups.

 

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