edie explains: Electronics and the circular economy

30 September 2020

edie explains: Electronics and the circular economy - edie.net

How can businesses create a circular economy for electronics of all kinds? What are the challenges and benefits of doing so? And how are policies affecting the e-waste changing? This free edie explains guide answers all these questions and more.

According to the UN, e-waste is the fastest-growing domestic waste stream in the world, having increased by more than one-fifth in five years. Some 53.6 million tonnes of used electronics were classed as waste globally in 2019 and less than 18% of these items by weight were documented as recycled or reused. 

The benefits to be reaped from mitigating e-waste are sizeable, but there are numerous challenges facing businesses at present, including a lack of long-term policy certainty, loopholes in current legislative frameworks and confusing jargon. 

This free guide, produced in association with European Recycling Partnership (ERP) UK, explains everything you need to know about creating a circular economy for electronics and electricals. 

Fill out the form on the left and click READ THE REPORT to get your free copy of this edie Explains guide.


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