Subsidy "essential" to kick-start electronics recycling

The cost of collecting waste electrical and electronic equipment makes some form of subsidy essential for large-scale collection schemes, according to a report on a 15-month trial in the Edinburgh and Lothian region.1 The report concludes that some equipment, such as televisions and hi-fis, has no recycling value and should be incinerated or stored in homes until recycling technology is developed.

Sorry you do not have access to this article. Please contact Customer Support at
or call 020 8267 8120