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As Brits sit on £16.5 billion of unused tech our e-waste is out of control

1 month ago   |   By Metro

The amount of e-waste is forecast to keep growing (Credits: UNU/UNITAR SCYCLE - Yassyn Sidki)
How many unused gadgets do you have sitting around at home?
A few old phones, some disregarded headphones and perhaps a USB mouse or last generation video game console - all count towards the amount of potential electronic waste we're generating .
Turns out that Britain as a whole is sitting on £16.5 billion worth of unused gadgetry, working out at £598 per household.
Research conducted by trade-in site musicMagpie found a UK adult owns 11 unused devices on average - including laptops, games...
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