About us

EKOLAMP is a non profit compliance scheme which ensures joint fulfillment of legal obligations in the field of collection and recycling of end-of-life electrical and electronic equipment to all participants of the compliance scheme, i.e. producers and importers of electrical and electronic equipment.


30. 5. 2005

Foundation of Ekolamp

13. 12. 2005

Registration in the List of Producers of Electrical and Electronic Equipment as an operator of the compliance scheme for EEE category no. 5 – lighting equipment (Registration Number KH002/05-ECZ) - decision of the Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic.

24. 6. 2015

EKOLAMP became a member of the European association EucoLight

5. 9. 2018

Registrationin the List of Producers of Electrical and Electronic Equipment as an operator of copliance scheme for EEE in the categories Lamps (category 3), Large equipment (category 4) and Small equipment (category 5) - decision of the Ministry of the Environmet of the Czech Republic

24. 8. 2022

Autorization to operate a copliance scheme for EEE in the categories Lamps (category 3), Large equipment (category 4), Small equipment (category 5) and Small IT and telecommunications equipment (category 6)

28. 7. 2023

Extension of authorization to operate a compliance scheme for solar panels (category 4b)

EKOLAMP is a member of a European association EucoLight, which brings together organizations dealing with the collection and recycling of lamps and luminaires in particular.On behalf of its members, EucoLight engages with everything related to the WEEE Directive, legislations and standards affecting the collection and recycling of WEEE lighting.

Members of EucoLight collect and recycle total 80% of lamp waste collected in the 19 countries where it operates. EucoLight is the voice of European compliance schemes for the take-back of electrical and electronic equipment, which specialize in ensuring the collection and recycling of lighting equipment and are working to make the circular economy a reality in the field of lighting equipment.

Cooperation with European
compliance schemes

Members of Eucolight

Take-back of EEE through compliance schemes takes place not only here, but also abroad. Thanks to the international base of its founders, EKOLAMP works in a network of partner compliance schemes, where there mutual sharing and exchange of experience takes place, which contributes to the development of the company and the improvement of the services provided.

Other cooperation

Public Lighting Development Company

Educational and informational activities in the field of public lighting

Association of Municipal Services

Exchange of experience of the members, presentation of news and informing in the field of municipal services.

Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic

The Confederation of Industry is the leading business lobbying organisation in the Czech Republic providing a voice for employers at the national and international level. They are here to assert the interest of their members across the key sectors of industry.

TEREZA, educational centre

TEREZA focuses on long-term environmental education programs for schools, teachers and parents and help them empower children to enjoy nature, learn in natural environments, use inquiry-based approaches in science and develop environmental action competence for responsible citizenry.

Service quality management

EKOLAMP undergoes a statutory audit every year in accordance with Czech legal regulations. As a part of internal controls, the company also conducts a regular internal audit focused mainly on internal processes, risk evaluation and its prevention with appropriate measures. Furthermore, the company is voluntarily certified and audited in accordance with the ČSN EN ISO 9001:2016 and ČSN ISO/EC 27001:2014 standards.