Letters: GDN STAR LETTER OF THE WEEK: E-waste alarming

With so many offers and deals at New Year and other related occasions – resulting in consumers buying the latest mobile phones, tablets, headphones and televisions – older electronic products become defunct and add to the alarming quantity of potentially toxic electronic waste (e-waste).
In 2019, in Europe alone, 205,000 tons of portable batteries were sold, but only half of them were collected for recycling .


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