Electrolux revs up vacuum cleaner made from recycled electronic products

Cecilia Keating
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Electrolux has pledged to boost the amount of recycled materials in its product line
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Electrolux has pledged to boost the amount of recycled materials in its product line

Vacuum cleaner made from plastic previously found in old vacuum cleaners, computers, and hairdryers forms latest part of tech giant's ongoing mission to introduce more recycled materials into its product line

Electrolux has built a vacuum cleaner made from components recycled from used electronic products, as part of an ongoing effort to test ways to increase the percentage of recyled material in its household...

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