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Q: Are RoHS and WEEE connected?

A: WEEE, an acronym for Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment is also known as Directive 2002/96/EC. Focusing on the treatment, recovery and recycling of electric and electronic equipment, the WEEE compliance was established to keep the creation of electronic products environmentally safe for recycling and recovery. RoHS and WEEE are related as RoHS restricts hazardous substances used in electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) and WEEE mandates the disposal of EEE.

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