, E-waste recycling hits 15-year high, TheCircularEconomy.com

E-waste recycling hits 15-year high

, E-waste recycling hits 15-year high, TheCircularEconomy.comA nationwide post-lockdown buying spree for electrical goods has seen the country’s largest recycling scheme record the biggest month in its 15-year history.

WEEE Ireland recovered 3,763 tonnes of electrical waste in July – the equivalent of 12,800 fridges or 1.7 million small appliances – resulting in a new national monthly e-waste record.

58% (2,200 tonnes) of large and small items came back through free collection points at retailers, which saw an 18% annual increase on last year, attributed mainly to a rapid rise in sales of electrical goods.

Read the full article at: irishtechnews.ie

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