Service company Elker Ltd

Elker Ltd is a service company owned by three producer organisations. With over 10 years of experience, it fosters WEEE recycling reliably and with proficiency.

Elker Oy produces operational, reuse, competitive bidding, statistics compilation, reporting and other services related to WEEE producer responsibility.

Elker was established in 2004 to take care of WEEE producer responsibility on behalf its members. It was founded by the three producer organisations:

The above producer organisations have transferred obligations by agreements to Elker Oy. A company that has joined one producer organisation will have access also to the recycling services of other Elker's producer organisations.

The board of directors of Elker Oy is composed of two persons from the boards of each producer organisations plus two expert members. Juha Kemppainen acts as Chairman of the Board of Directors.




  • 1. Elker is a reliable service provider with over 15 years of experience in the field.
  • 2. Elker is always up-to-date on the latest obligations set out in the EU's WEEE directive and the corresponding obligations of the Finnish legislation.
  • 3. Elker organises the recycling processes of electrical and electronic equipment efficiently.
  • 4. Elker's WEEE recycling processes are sustainable and safe.
  • 5. The WEEE collected is mainly recycled in Finland, according to strict safety regulations and processes.
  • 6. Elker is part of a European-wide joint venture network that enables the producers to settle the WEEE and battery & accumulator requirements and take care of the responsibilities also in Norway and Switzerland, in addition to most of the EU countries.