Better access needed to millions of discarded re-usable goods says EU study

Better access needed to millions of discarded re-usable goods says EU study

An assessment into the feasibility and socio-economic and environmental impacts of setting re-use targets for used electrical goods at EU level was published this week. The report rightly highlights the need for better access for re-use organisations to discarded re-usable goods at municipal waste collection sites as well as those operated by collective schemes and retailers, but regrettably shies away from recommending separate targets for WEEE re-use at EU level. […]