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New EU law reduces electronic waste and allows consumers to repair

This new law in the EU and the UK is meant to reduce electronic waste, and to allow consumers to repair their appliances instead of buying new ones.

Under the new rules, manufacturers will have to ensure parts are available for up to a decade. New devices will also have to come with repair manuals and be made in such a way that they can be dismantled using conventional tools, to improve …

Source video: European Parliament on YouTube

Source image: Karen Blekeman/ Flickr

SOURCE: Easy Eco Tips

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