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An independent study into fly-tipping and unregistered waste carriers in England

Material Focus has funded new research which reveals for the first time the gaps in the system that lead to...

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A review (economic and environmental) of kerbside collections for waste electricals

Material Focus has commissioned research which has identified that if kerbside collections were to be introduced across the UK, this...

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Contributing towards a circular economy utilising critical raw materials from waste electricals

Material Focus has commissioned new research that shows the UK economy is losing at least £13.64 million of critical raw...

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Time for a WEEE infrastructure fund?

Evaluating opportunities to establish an investment fund for WEEE infrastructure. This research sought to establish whether there is a case...

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Mapping waste electrical flows in the UK

Electrical Waste – Challenges and Opportunities: An investigation into Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) flows in the UK. This...

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Impacts of Covid-19 on household WEEE collection

Investigation into the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the collection of household waste electronics and electrical equipment (WEEE). This...

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WEEE projects funded by the Compliance Fee and DTS

Evaluation of Compliance Fee and Distributor Takeback Scheme-funded WEEE projects. This report analyses local authority projects aimed at boosting the...

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The public and waste electricals

Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE): Public Attitudes and Behaviours in the UK. This report presents the findings of research...

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Persistent organic pollutants in waste electricals

An Assessment of the Levels of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment in England and Wales....

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Mitigating fire risk from batteries in electrical waste

SAFeR WEEE: Investigating a new collection method for Small Mixed WEEE to reduce fire risk. This report outlines the impact...

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