Online retailers e-waste obligation considered

Online retailers e-waste obligation considered: Online retailers and marketplaces could be required by the government to be responsible for collecting old electronics from consumers to ensure there is the same obligation for the collection of electronic waste as physical retailers. In response to the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC)’s report on e-waste the government has commited…
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Apple & Amazon face MPs backlash for UK e-waste surge

Apple & Amazon face MPs backlash for UK e-waste surge: Tech giants Apple and Amazon are amongst the companies implicated by the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) of having a part in the ‘electronic waste tsunami’ in the UK as well as dodging their environmental responsibilities. The body’s summary reports that the firms are contributing to…
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UK: second highest total of e-waste individually worldwide

UK: second-highest total of e-waste individually worldwide: The UK creates more e-waste per person than any country worldwide, with the exclusion of Norway. This is according to a current report by the environmental charity Green Alliance, which discovers the brief lifespan of electronic devices & electrical appliances as one of the greatest challenging e-waste issues…
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