WEEE Fund unveils £5.6m Covid-19 support package for electrical waste recyling sector

Cecilia Keating
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Source: Shanzhai Archeology
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Source: Shanzhai Archeology

Up to £5m of interest-free loans for electrical waste treatment facilities and £600,000 of grants for charity-sector reuse organisations are now up for grabs

The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Fund (WEEE Fund) has announced a £5.6m Covid-19 support package to help the electrical waste recycling sector manage disruption caused by the coroinavirus...

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