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# e-waste - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Almost 12 million small appliances were recycled in Ireland last year

Enough iron for 2.5 Eiffel towers and enough copper for 27 Statues of Liberty was recovered.

# e-waste - Thursday 19 December, 2013

EU passes deal on universal mobile phone charger

Under the provisional deal, mobile phone and smartphone makers will have to provide a standard battery charger that can fit any device.

International standards group pushes for universal laptop charger

The IEC aims to reduce e-waste created by chargers, which is said to exceed half a million tons each year.