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, 2021
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Kerbside collections for e-waste could be introduced UK-wide

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In December 2020, a study found that Britons produce the second-largest amount of e-waste per person in Europe, yet the vast majority of it ends up in landfill despite the abundance of rare earth metals and other valuable materials such as gold that can be gleaned from them.

Following pressure from the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC), formed from a group of MPs, the government said it was considering stronger measures to boost e-waste recycling, including kerbside collections.


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