Archive for June, 2015

Top 3 Celebrities that Recycle

June 30, 2015

We all like to know we’re doing our bit to help the environment, but what about the big stars on this planet? We might not be able to make a huge difference ourselves but surely, with all that money they can really make a difference? Here are top three celebrities who, in my opinion, have worked [...]

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We Recycled 460 Tonnes of Electrical Waste

June 29, 2015

A massive 460 tonnes of electrical waste was collected in County Carlow for recycling during 2014, according to figures published last week by WEEE (Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment) Ireland. This means there was an average of 9 kg of electrical waste recycled per person in the county – more than double the EU target [...]

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Consumer Electronics Decline as Portion of Waste Stream in 2013

June 25, 2015

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), Arlington, Virginia, citing a new report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), says consumer electronics (CE) are the fastest-declining portion of the U.S. municipal solid waste stream. The CEA says this is evidence that the environmental footprint of the CE industry is shrinking as products become lighter and less material-intensive. [...]

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