E-waste in the EU: facts and figures


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E-waste is the fastest growing waste stream in the EU and less than 40% is recycled. Check out the facts and figures in our infographics.

Electronic devices and electrical equipment define modern life. From washing machines and vacuum cleaners to smartphones and computers, it is hard to imagine life without them. But the waste they generate has become an obstacle to EU efforts to reduce its ecological footprint.

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