This report is a collation of literature. Accordingly, acknowledgements are due in particular to a range of key current literature on WEEE, which are quoted from and referred to throughout this report. These sources include; Five Winds International. 2001; Environment Australia. 2001; European Commission. 2000; AEA. 2004; RCEP. 2003; and Townsend et al, 2003, 2004.