[kwlug-disc] EHF fee reduce to $0

Ron Singh ronsingh149 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 15 11:12:05 EST 2019


Yes, as of Feb 1, 2019, no WEEE FEE --

Check your receipts for electronics purchases to ensure no "residual" WEEE
Fees appears.

As a IT reseller with some significant stocks, I am on the hook for
significant fees paid that are not recoverable(the OES folks are not
returning emails/calls) and  that I reconcile as a cost of doing business.

I would wager there are many in the same boat as I and might be tempted to
sneak in a WEEE fee just to recover the charge.
Maybe they will simply raise the prices a bit on the item or other stuff,
no idea.

Yes, be mindful as a consumer.

Thanks,

Ron Singh



On Fri, Feb 15, 2019 at 9:43 AM Charles M <chaslinux at gmail.com> wrote:

> Just a heads up for anyone buying new electronics. The Environmental
> Handling Fee has been reduced to $0 now, so if you buy any electronics
> that were previously under the EHF you shouldn't have been charged an
> extra environmental handling fee. Here's the article:
>
> https://rpra.ca/2019/02/environmental-recycling-fee-reduced-to-0/
>
> Cheers,
>
> Charles
>
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