Report electrical and electronic equipment Information about what you should report regarding the producer responsibility for electrical and electronic equipment (EEE). There is also information about environmental sanction charges in cases of late submission of the report. svenska Share Contact Listen Guidance Report before March 31 Reports for electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) and batteries for previous year should be submitted to the Swedish EPA by the 31st of March every year. The quantity is in kilograms. You submit in the report through the EEB-register. Producers that fail to report in time may receive an environmental sanction charge. The report is due by March 31. The fees are regulated in the Ordinance (2012:259) on environmental sanction charges. EEE shall be reported separated according to product categories in Appendix 1 in the Ordinance (2014:1075) on producer responsibility of EEE. All the components, equipment parts and consumables are accounted for as parts of the equipment. Liability to report A producer is responsible for the report to arrive in time and for the information to be correct even if there is an agreement with someone else to report on his behalf. Report put on the market Producers shall report the quantity of EEE and/or batteries that has been put on the market in the previous year. Report collected and treated waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) 1. The collective systems shall report collected and treated household WEEE Producers of household EEE shall only report the quantity placed on the Swedish marked. They do not report collected or treated WEEE, since it is reported by the compliance scheme. Producers shall report collected and treated other WEEE (professional) A producer of other EEE than household EEE should describe in the report how much waste from other EEE that has been collected and treated. The recycler who receives the waste should be able to provide the producer with information on how the waste is treated, to enable the producer to report. Producers shall report collected and treated waste batteries A producer is responsible for reporting the quantity of batteries that has been collected and treated. To report electrical and electronic equipment with built in batteries When reporting EEE with integrated batteries that is put on the market as well as such collected and treated WEEE is reported, the battery weight shall be included in two reports: the total weight of the product, including the battery in the EEE report and the weight of the battery in the battery report. Thus, the quantity of integrated batteries shall be reported twice. Environmental sanction charge if you report late If you report to late, you risk an environmental sanction charge. The Swedish EPA will enable for the producer to comment in the matter before a decision is made. Legislation EEE/WEEE Ordinance (2014:1075) on producer responsibility for electrical and electronic equipment (In Swedish only) Ordinance (2008:834) on producer responsibility for batteries (In Swedish only) The WEEE-directive of the European Parliament and of the Council 2012/19/EU Other relevant legislation for the producer responsibility (In Swedish only) Ordinance (2011:927) on waste Regulation (NFS 2018:11) by the Swedish EPA on pretreatment of WEEE Ordinance (2000:208) on producer responsibility for filament bulbs and certain lighting equipment Hazardous substances Ordinance (2012:861) on hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (In Swedish only) The RoHS directive direktivet of the European Parliament and of the Council 2011/65/EU Legal enforcement (In Swedish only) Ordinance (2012:259) on environmental sanction charges Law (1985:206) on fines Miljötillsynsförordning Ordinance (2011:13) on environmental enforcement Förordning Ordinance (1998:940) on fees for permit matters and enforcement according to the Environmental Law Background The Environmental Protection Agency has been assigned as the enforcement authority through Section 24 in the Ordinance (2011:13) on environmental enforcement and is responsible for reviewing that the nationwide regulations on producer responsibility are fulfilled. The Swedish Ordinance (2014:1075) on producer responsibility for electrical and electronic equipment (EEE), which entered into force in October 2014, is the Swedish implementation of the WEEE-directive. WEEE is short form waste electrical and electronic equipment. The scope of the producer responsibility changed in 2018. The categories of EEE changes and the producer responsibility will cover more product types.