EU e-waste ‘being illegally shipped to Nigeria’

The annual volume of total imported e-waste was assessed at around 60,000 metric tonnes in both 2015 and 2016

World’s electrical waste ‘costing $52bn a year’

Microwaves, toasters and vacuum cleaners are some of the electrical waste that’s costing the world around $52 billion (£35bn) every year. The amount of global e-waste – almost 60% of which was discarded kitchen, laundry and bathroom equipment – reached 41.8 million tonnes last year, according to the United Nation’s think tank. That’s enough to […]