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History

Ecotrel asbl is a non profit making organisation and a private initiative of the Electrical Material Wholesalers’ Group (GME) and of the Luxembourg Confederation of Commerce, in close collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber of Trade and the Skilled Tradesmen’s Federation.

13/02/2003

Publication of directive 2002/96/CE pertaining to waste electrical and electronic equipment, and directive 2002/95/CE restricting the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment.

19/02/2004

Creation of Ecotrel by 43 Luxembourg companies, with the aim of meeting the future legal obligations incumbent on producers and importers of EEEs.

18/01/2005

Publication of the Grand-ducal regulation transposing both these European directives. Grand-ducal regulation of 18/01/05.

21/03/2012

Publication of the law of the 21/03/2012 about waste managment.

30/07/2013

Publication of the Grand-ducal regulation of the 30/07/2013 transposing the directive 2012/19/EU.