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Erion WEEE, is the non profit Collective Scheme chosen by the major national and international Producer of EEE (Electrical and Electronic Equipment) to comply in an ethical, to comply in an ethical, certified and cost-effective way with the national legislation on WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment).

With the largest share of WEEE managed at national level, a leading role in Europe, a strong orientation towards innovation and the high quality of services offered, today Erion WEEE represents the best ally not only for ensuring regulatory compliance pursuant to Legislative Decree 49/2014, but also for strengthening and optimising the Producers’ environmental and social commitment.


We will go a long way together

Erion WEEE is part of Erion, a multi-compliance non-profit System for the management of different types of waste: from electronic products to batteries and accumulators, from packaging to tobacco products and textiles products, with a solid heritage in terms of authoritativeness, efficiency and quality.

An innovative entity capable of seizing market opportunities by interconnecting the various actors in the chain and ensuring the highest standards of treatment, transparency, safety and operational efficiency in full compliance with environmental regulations, creating value for the benefit of stakeholders, society and the environment.

Compliance Scheme

Six Producer Responsibility Organizations, a single System

The Erion System is made up of six non-profit Producer Responsibility Organizations providing regulatory compliance services, with transversal and specific skills along different type of waste streams.


The leading Collective Scheme dedicated to the management of Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment.


For Producers who place Professional Electrical and Electronic Equipment on the market.


Ensures Producers associated to the Collective Scheme the regulatory compliance relating to Waste Batteries.


Comprehensive service for compliance with the requirements of national packaging regulations.


The first national Collective Scheme dedicated to prevent the littering of tobacco products waste.


The Collective Scheme of Textile Producers. To accompany companies in the sector towards sustainable and circular fashion.


Thanks to the governance entrusted directly to the Producers, Erion WEEE ensures and supports – in the interest and on behalf of its Members – the implementation of all the legal requirements for the proper management of WEEE in compliance with the provisions of Legislative Decree 49/2014.

Erion WEEE figures

During 2023

tons of household WEEE managed:

of which:
tons of R1
(refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners)
tons of R2
(washing, cooking and other large appliances)
tons of R3
(TVs and monitors)
tons of R4
(small appliances, IT, consumer electronics, lighting equipment)
tons of R5
(light sources)

tons of recycled Secondary Raw Materials


tons of CO2 not emitted into the atmosphere.
Corresponding to the emissions assorbed in a year by a 1,690 km2 forest (larger than the province of Ragusa)


kWh of energy saved.
Corresponding to the annual domestic consumption of a city like Bari (315,000 inhabitants).

Share of household WEEE managed by Erion WEEE: 68%

What Do we do

Erion WEEE is the largest national Compliance Scheme for the management of all Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). On behalf of its Members, it is responsible for the collection of both household and professional WEEE and its treatment at authorised plants, avoiding the dispersion of pollutants into the environment while ensuring through proper recycling the recovery of materials to be reintegrated into the production flow, in full compliance with the principles of the circular economy.

What is WEEE?

Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment

WEEE is any small and large electrical or electronic equipment (such as refrigerators, washing machines, TVs, computers, smartphones, electric scooters, fluorescent lamps, etc.) which have reached the end of its useful life.

Erion WEEE is the Collective Scheme of the Erion System dedicated to the management of WEEE.

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Conformity and certifications

Erion WEEE Producers place great importance on environmental protection. For this reason, the high quality standards of the services provided, the careful use of appropriate safety procedures, the strategic investments in research and development and the constant commitment to the issues of environmental and economic sustainability represent the strengths of the Collective Scheme.


To meet all of its Members’ needs, Erion WEEE uses differentiated financing models according to the type of products (household or professional).


Erion WEEE. Italian excellence, international vision.

The Collective Scheme’s objective is the establishment of an efficient and effective model of Extended Producer Responsibility. Thanks to its non profit nature, its Italian leadership position and the extensive network of international relations, Erion WEEE can provide a significant contribution to many different stakeholders: institutions, research institutes, environmental associations, consumer organizations, fostering a fruitful dialogue on the most relevant issues related to the management of WEEE.

How to
become a member?

Find out how to become a member of the most important Italian Extended Producer Responsibility system for the management of WEEE, Batteries, Packaging, Tobacco and Textile Products. A single service for every need.