ICT Producer Co-operative

ICT Producer Co-operative manages recycling, dissemination of information, registration, and other statutory obligations on behalf of its members.

Consumer electronics, computers and cellphones

According to Finnish legislation a producer is liable for the recycling and other waste management of equipment put on the market by the producer.

ICT Producer Co-operative manages recycling, dissemination of information, registration, and other statutory obligations on behalf of its members. With other producer organisations ICT Producer Co-operative has established Elker Ltd as a company providing centralised services to manage practical affairs.

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ICT Producer Co-operative sees to it, in accordance with its line of business, that the recycling obligations of IT and telecommunications technology equipment manufacturers and importers are met and is responsible for the following WEEE classes:

  • WEEE 3 IT and telecommunications equipment
  • WEEE 4 Consumer equipment and photovoltaic panels

The board of directors of ICT Producer Co-operative is responsible for the practical operations of the producer co-operative in collaboration with Elker Oy. The official meeting of the co-operative, open to all members of ICT Producer Co-operative, is organised during spring.

ICT Producer Co-operative is one of the founder of service company Elker Ltd. Other founders are SELT Association and FLIP Association. These three producer organisations take care of the collection and recycling of all the 10 WEEE categories, so by joining ICT Producer Co-operative producer responsibility is fulfilled for all equipment covered by the WEEE directive for consumer and business products alike. 

The operation of ICT Producer Co-operative and Elker Ltd is non-profit.

More information about joining in as member and the membership application you can find on the Joining-page linked on the left side of this page.

 

 

WHY CHOOSE ELKER?

  • 1. Elker is a reliable service provider with over 10 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.
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