Guidance document – issues of harmonization (Jan. 2015)

  1. 'reporters' - who are on the way to create a report, it may be seen as content oriented information supporting the 'user manual – reporter level',

  2. 'controllers' - who have to check reports, assisting them with 'lessons learned' on possible mistakes done in other reports.

The Guidance document sums up some principle questions discussed in the WF-RepTool expert group and lists quite some issues of harmonization (same order as in the 'user manual – reporter level'), which should be considered to create a correct report. It is based on a cross-check of WF-RepTool reports created by the treatment partners of the WEEE systems of the WF-RepTool expert group members done in summer 2014. It shall be seen as a working document for an 'ongoing update'. It may be updated with new findings and if new questions are coming up in the future.
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What's new with model 2 (Jan. 2014)

Core elements of 'new' calculation model = 'calculation model 2' = 'model 2' provided with the update version 4.0 (installed end of 2013) are a more stricter definition of 'recycling' [and with this the introduction of the term 'other material recovery' (OMR)] and adding preparing for re-use of whole appliances to total results [see included in recycling & recovery targets from period 2 of the WEEE Dir. 2012 (i.e. from Aug. 2015)].
For more information on changes done please see the document 'What's new with model 2' and a comparison of the 'old' and 'new' WF-RepTool model classification in 'WF-classification 2013-final - model 1&2.xls'.