“We have understood that our mission cannot end with the excellent and efficient management of WEEE. That’s why the commitment that Erion WEEE made in 2023 was to inform, educate and raise public awareness, because only a cultural change will make the transition to the circular economy that our planet increasingly needs.”
Giorgio Arienti, General Manager of Erion WEEE

Erion WEEE is the national Collective Scheme dedicated to the management of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) in compliance with the Extended Producer Responsibility requirements described in Legislative Decree 49/2014 implementing European Directive 2012/19/EU.



As of December 31, 2023, the Collective Scheme – which can count on 1,599 Members – manages the largest share of WEEE at the national level, equal to 67%.

During 2023,Erion WEEE managed 232,023 tons of Household WEEE, of which about 88% of the total was sent for recycling, allowing for the recovery of valuable secondary raw materials. The Collective Schemes’ work also allowed toavoid the emission of over 1.5 million tons of CO2 equivalent and to save over 335 million kWh.

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Initiatives and projects

In 2023, Erion WEEE promoted a series of initiatives for the improvement of the supply chain and the awareness of citizens about virtuous behaviors to adopt with WEEE.

“DireFareRAEE” is the major communication program launched by Erion WEEE in 2022 and will continue in 2024 to raise awareness among Italian citizens about the correct disposal and recycling of WEEE. An investment of over four million euros that the Collective schemes’ Producers deemed necessary to bridge the information gap that mainly affects younger people.

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