At the municipal collection sites EEE subject to producer responsibility is collected in the following WEEE fractions and portable batteries.  

New fractions as per September 2018

Fraction Dimension/specification Collection equipment
1.a Large equipment More than 50 cm 
(Stoves, clothes driers, washing machines etc.)
Large container
1.b Medium equipment More than 50 cm 
(but not going to a large container)

2. Temperature exchange equipment

Contains cooling agents Large container

3. Small equipment

Less or equal 50 cm


4. Screens and monitors

Including equipment with screens equal to or more than 100 cm2


5. Lamps


Barrels and boxes

6. Photovoltaic panels

 Not more than 13 pcs per cage


7. Portable batteries


See link on the right-hand side for guidance in measurement of equipment dimensions.

Further to the recast of the WEEE Directive and its implementation in Denmark, the division into fractions has been changed. All the above fractions are subject to producer responsibility and are collected and/or sorted by the municipalities and picked up by the producers/importers. 

Collection equipment

Collection equipment for waste products at the municipal collection sites is supplied by producers/importers (in practice normally their collective schemes). 

Last edited: 27/05/2019

Further information:

Guidance in measurement of equipment

NB! NB! Sorting guidelines under preparation

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