M.A.I Recycling of Electronic Waste and Batteries
M.A.I - Israel Electronics Recycling Corporation Ltd.
- 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, 5772-2012Read English translated legislation
MAI is a member of the European WeeeLogic Network
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.