To register this exemption you must pay a fee of £840 and fill in the specific notification form for WEEE.
You must read our general guidance on exempt waste operations before reading this specific guidance. This will help you to fully understand the steps you must take to ensure you comply with the exempt waste operation(s) you want to register. You can read our general guidance at the link below:
Summary of exemption
This web page contains a brief summary of the exemption so you can see if it is applicable to you. Before you register this exemption please make sure you have read the full guidance document. There is a link to this document at the bottom of this page.
What is the purpose of this exemption?
This exemption is to allow you to repair or refurbish various types of waste electrical and electronic equipment so that the WEEE or any dismantled parts can be reused for its original purpose.
What types of activities can I do?
Example activities include:
- A business collects fridges which have broken lights or missing doors and repairs them for resale.
- A furniture reclamation group collects televisions and white goods from households and refurbishes them for reuse.
- A company collects redundant IT equipment from other businesses, which it dismantles and then rebuilds at its own depot to sell on.
If you only want to store WEEE prior to its treatment elsewhere you should register exemption S2:
How to register this exemption
Once you have read and understood the full guidance, please fill in the electronic form below. If you are paying by credit or debit card, you will also need to complete the CC1 form in the 'Downloads' box on this page:
Once you have completed your application, please email it to us at:
Read the full guidance for this exemption
Please read the document below for the full guidance on this exemption: