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A piece in the BBC News caught my eye today.
The article also talked about the WEEE directive which we cover when we do our unit on the Geography of Stuff in Year 8 in the Lent Term.
Here's a graphic from the piece looking at what electrical items we throw away the most.
Source: Southampton University - copyright BBC News.
The article uses this graphic from Southampton University.Last year, the EU adopted Right to Repair standards, which mean that from 2021 firms will have to make appliances longer-lasting and supply spare parts for machines for up to 10 years.
The UK government has pledged to "match and even exceed EU eco-product regulations" in the post-Brexit era.