Environment Agency v Thorn International UK Ltd – WLR Daily

Posted July 4th, 2008 in EC law, law reports, waste by sally

Environment Agency v Thorn International UK Ltd; [2008] WLR (D) 219

“A used electrical product, such as a refrigerator or a computer monitor, which had been taken back from its original owner on purchase of a replacement model, and then bought by a company for repair or refurbishment prior to re-sale, was not, while awaiting such repairs, ‘waste’ within the meaning of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and Council Directive 75/442/EEC.”

WLR Daily, 3rd July 2008

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