FLIP Association

FLIP Association is a producer organisation established for collection, recycling and reuse of waste electrical and electronic equipment, responsible for the producer responsibility of lamps falling within the scope of the WEEE directive.

Fluorescent, gas discharge and LED lamps

Of illuminators, all fluorescent, gas discharge and LED lamps fall within the scope of the producer responsibility prescribed by law (WEEE category 5, lamps). Of illuminators, only filament bulbs, halogen and vehicle lamps fall outside the scope of producer responsibility.

FLIP Association is one of the founders of service company Elker. Other founders are SELT Association and ICT Producer Co-operative. The Association's operation is non-profit.

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  • 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.