Publication: New Electronics
Date: 12th May 2015
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The UK is a throwaway society when it comes to consumer electronics devices – we ‘bin’ 23.5kg of e-waste per person per year. But repair is an option for many products
Despite many years of being encouraged to ‘reuse, reduce and recycle’, UK consumers of electrical and electronic equipment appear to remain doggedly averse to the concept. And figures from a recent report generated by the United Nations University (UNU) put the issue into perspective.