first steps to create a WF-RepTool report, key issues
See the video How to start the very first report? under Videos for reporters.
Just click 'add report' in the bottom line of the list of available reports.
Then identify the report regarding 'for which material this report is done' - see the overview video How to identify a report? or individual cut outs under Videos for reporters.
The INPUT fractions provided in the WF-RepTool are based on the collection categories of WEEE most used in Europe.
They are structured from headline entries to more detailed sub-groups - see video How to choose the input fraction for a report?.
A WF-RepTool report is a document/file of aggregated data about the treatment of WEEE in a / 'your' treatment company!
* go through the treatment process / plant
* make a process flow chart with process steps and OUTPUT fractions achieved
* use available yield data for the process (see video What means yield and what means composition?) and fill in to WF-RepTool report
see How to come to data for a WF-RepTool report in general? and
* look for the regular documentation on yields of fractions (e.g. paper/IT documentation)
* look at fractions of treatment and check the internal name = the name normally used and/or
* look at fractions, you may describe them, and determine/estimate the composition of the fraction
>> with this information you may do a list of 'your' fractions
>> with this information you may choose OUTPUT fractions for the WF-RepTool report (continue with How do I find the correct names for 'my' OUTPUT fractions in the WF-RepTool?)
see How to come to 'my' OUTPUT fractions for a WF-RepTool report?
* take the internal material oriented name for the fraction (e.g. cables x) or the main component of the fractions (e.g. iron, plastics)
* with this name or component (or any part of it) you may search in the name of OUTPUT fractions or in the remarks to OUTPUT fractions of the WF-RepTool
- see the overview video How to fill in data on first fractions? or individual cut outs under Videos for reporters.
see How to come to data for a WF-RepTool report in general?
Options to come yield data (see video What means yield and what means composition?) are:
* use the regular documentation on yields of fractions (e.g. paper/IT documentation, e.g. shift reports or daily/weekly reports or aggregated annual reports)
* if not available: if possible adapt the process and documentation procedure to get separate yield data for WEEE input categories
* if not possible: run a batch to determine data
You have to provide information on the acceptors and technologies your OUTPUT fractions are delivered to - see the overview video Information on next treatment steps or individual cut outs under Videos for reporters.
First priority: you may ask the WEEE system / WF-RepTool access administrator to register this company.
Other options are (but not recommended e.g. to avoid double registration):
* to add the acceptor as 'personal acceptor' to the 'list of acceptors' (see video How to add an acceptor to list of acceptors?)
* to - only as a 'last option' - write the name of the acceptor into the field for 'other'
Enter several acceptors into WF-RepTool, use shares of daily deliveries in daily business - see video Several acceptors - shares of delivery.
No, you may insert names of 'waste collectors' / 'traders' as additional information in a remark field (see video Traders) but you should enter the physical treatment operators treating the WEEE and WEEE fractions (e.g. the shredder, the separation plant, the smelter etc.) as acceptors.
If you have no clear idea how to call the technology used, take e.g. any idea on the technology done (e.g. conditioning, separation, smelter etc.) and/or based on material you are going to treat (e.g. plastics, concrete, iron, copper etc. ) and use the searching option in the list of available technologies - see video How to find and choose the correct technology?
You have to come to the results of final fractions forwarded to final technologies. In case you have to follow several steps of treatment. Only final fractions, their composition and use this is the data source to classify anything as recycling, recovery or disposal.
Hint: call the acceptor 'stock' and you may sort the list of final fractions to find this 'stocks' and to adapt results when data are provided.
To finish/complete the WF-RepTool report you have following options:
* if this OUTPUT fraction had been already delivered to any treatment partner and you plan to use the same one, insert data of the last delivery
* if this is a new OUTPUT fraction and/or you have plans where to delivery this OUTPUT fraction to, insert plans of technologies to be used and do best estimations, mark as estimation (e.g. add to stocks: estimation)
* if you have no idea where to deliver and how to treat this OUTPUT fraction, use the worst case scenario of e.g. landfilling / municipal waste incineration, mark data as this (e.g. add to stocks: worst case scenario)
Depending on the kind of technology the acceptor runs, you have to:
* provide yield data for interim technologies
* provide composition data of final fractions delivered to final technologies
See the video What means yield and what means composition?
For internal further separation you may use own yield data (see How to come to yield data for 'my' OUTPUT fractions for a WF-RepTool report? = the figures!).
For external further separation you have to ask the acceptor for data. You have to insert yield data like you did it for 'your' first OUTPUT fractions - see also video Output / yield from next treatment steps and individual cut outs under Videos for reporters.
You shall give information on the main components of the final fraction - see the video Fractions to final technologies I - components & shares and individual cut outs under Videos for reporters.
(see also composition data, What is the difference between yield data and composition data? and What can I do if I do not have yield data/composition data from next/final treatment steps?)
Ask the operator of the final technology on the use of fractions/components of fractions in his technology and use this information. In case use your own knowledge on the use of fractions/components of fractions in technologies.
Choose the use from options given in the WF-RepTool - see video Fractions to final technologies II - choose the use and individual cut outs under Videos for reporters.
Take care that you have chosen the correct component data as there will be different options of use given (see video - Choice of component - fractions vs. residues vs. mixed fraction - disposal )
(see also What can I do when I have no idea how to classify the use of any component?)
See the video Report ready? - options to check, help features and individual cut outs (e.g. Report finished) under Videos for reporters.
In general you should:
* check the bottom lines of 'Final' (>> see user manual - reporter level, point 3.3.) or 'Calculation' (>> see user manual - reporter level, point 3.4.) if you have reached 100 % of final fractions
* check in the 'Overview' (>> see user manual - reporter level, point 3.2.) if you have no red frames and/or shades
* check entries under 'Inspect'
Set the report to 'done'; with this setting you give the message to the WEEE system / WF-RepTool access administrator that the report is finished and may be e.g. used for annual reports to the authority by them; the 'reporter' may not change reports with this setting (see video Set report to 'Done').
Set your own internal campaigns to fill up 'gaps' of data and check data (structure of the report, internal OUTPUT fractions, acceptors, data from acceptors), fill in treatment results you get from partners as you get them in (i.e. during the year).