Tackiling ‘shoddy’ electronics can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions

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A new report produced by Green Alliance highlights the potential to substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions by tackling the sale of electronics that do not meet ecodesign standards.

Design for a circular economy looks at the composition of the estimated 727,000 tonnes of e-waste that is not recycled in the UK each year. The report cites data that Britons each generate 23.9 kg of e-waste a year, the second largest amount in the world.

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