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    QMS & EMS London: 65% OF EUROPEAN E-WASTE MISTREATED

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    Source : qualitymanagementlondon.blogspot.co.uk

    QMS & EMS London

    More than six million tonnes of electronic waste discarded in the EU did not end up in official collection and recycling systems, according to a two-year investigation coordinated by Interpol.

    Publishing its report today, the Countering WEEE Illegal Trade (CWIT) project found that 65% of the EU’s 6.15 million tonnes of e-waste was exported; recycled under non-compliant conditions in Europe (3.15 million tonnes); scavenged for valuable parts (750,000 tonnes); or was thrown in waste bins (750,000 tonnes).

    Read the full article at http://qualitymanagementlondon.blogspot.co.uk/2015/09/65-of-european-e-waste-mistreated.html