Study: Electrical waste costing UK £370m in lost valuable raw materials each year

Michael Holder
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Electronic waste contains reams of valuable metals such as gold, copper and aluminium
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Electronic waste contains reams of valuable metals such as gold, copper and aluminium

Around 500,000 tonnes of valuable electricals lost, binned, hoarded or stolen in the UK last year, research suggests

Roughly a third of the 1.45 million tonnes of electrical waste produced by UK households and businesses was either lost, thrown away, hoarded or stolen last year, costing the economy more than £370m of...

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