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Why it’s time for Give-Back January: 5 million unwanted electrical items with a donation value of almost £160 million are thrown away or hoarded in the New Year

5 January 2021 November and December have been revealed as the UK’s biggest spending surge on household electricals and tech,...

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This Christmas my true love gave to me: five gold rings (made from laptops, baby cams and mobile phones)

The Recycle Your Electricals campaign unleashes the potential of waste electricals this Christmas by creating bespoke rings made of precious...

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Retailer communications toolkit launched in preparation for retailers taking back electricals in store for recycling

Media release, 27 November 2020 A communications toolkit is now available to help retailers comply with imminent changes to the...

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Cash in the attic? £17bn could be made by UK households selling their old electricals

Media release, 11 November 2020. As we all brace ourselves for ongoing lockdown measures and the impending financial gloom it...

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Super organised supermodel Caprice shows us what to do with all those old electricals

16 September 2020 The model and businesswoman Caprice was seen carrying a bag and box full of old, unused electricals...

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Research funding launched by Material Focus aims to find solutions to address the 500,000 tonnes of electrical waste lost each year

11 September 2020 Today Material Focus is launching new funding for research that aims to identify solutions to address some...

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