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M.A.I Recycling of Electronic Waste and Batteries

  • M.A.I had received a compliance scheme license from the government on January 2014. 
  • The Israeli law has been enforced since March 1st 2014
  • 85% of the producers signed with a compliance scheme
  • M.A.I is collecting e-waste at a growing pace reaching 1,000 tons per month and increasing
  • M.A.I serves ~90% of the B2B e-waste collection

The Israeli WEEE Regulation Main Principles 

  • Only licensed and regulated companies are allowed to collect e-Waste a “Compliance Scheme”. 
  • Recycling goals stand at 15% of local sales starting in 2014, increasing yearly by 5%, up to 50% in 2021 
  • A non-domestic WEEE holder must transfer it to a compliance scheme free of charge
  • EEE and battery retailers are obliged to accept e-Waste from clients when selling or supplying a new product and transfer it to a compliance scheme - (a Take Back System)

The Israeli e-Waste Recycling Corporation operated by the Environmental Treatment of Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Batteries Law, 5772-2012 Read English translated legislation

MAI is a member of the European WeeeLogic Network

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The WEEElogic network consists of national take back schemes, treatment and recycling operators, logistics and asset management companies, and a consulting company. With this WEEElogic ensures full compliance all across Europe for WEEE, batteries, and packaging. For major European markets notably, WEEElogic has selected dedicated, exclusive partners. Read More about Weeelogic | Download WEEELOGIC PDF