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Why it’s time for Give-Back January

5 million unwanted electrical items with donation value of almost £160m thrown away or hoarded in the New Year. 5...

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Five gold rings – made from laptops, baby cams and mobile phones

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

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Communications toolkit for retailers taking back electricals in store

A communications toolkit is now available to help retailers comply with imminent changes to the law that will oblige them...

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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 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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