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# Weee Ireland

Last year
E-waste warning as record number of electrical items recycled
WEEE Ireland’s annual report reveals that it collected 18.7 million waste electrical items last year.
All time
Upsurge in home clearouts during lockdown could 'derail' recycling targets
The head of recycling scheme WEEE Ireland said it’s vital electrical items cleared out of homes do not end up in landfill.
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.
Irish homes have an average of 110 batteries lying around
New figures show Irish people are recycling twice an EU target for waste electronics.
Ireland recycles equivalent weight of three Dublin Spires in batteries in 2011
Recycling of electrical items beat European targets last year.
Target for recycling of batteries exceeded says government
Do you recycle your used batteries?