Recycler's Talk #7: E-WASTE: A VALUABLE RESOURCE FOR THE EUROPEAN CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) pose major environmental challenges. According to the UN, the world generated a massive 57.4 million tons of e-waste in 2021. Unfortunately, only 18% of e-waste is properly collected and recycled.This means that a plethora of valuable materials such as silver, copper, gold, platinum, and others are incinerated or landfilled with no regard for the environment or human health. In an effort to tackle this ...

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