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Galway householders are being urged to bring their electrical and electronic waste to a free collection day to help the county meet recycling targets which have increased since the first lockdown in 2020.
New energy labels are coming into effect to bring EU consumers a better understanding of their carbon footprint and energy consumption.
Covid and travel restrictions have not deterred, but helped Galwegians, to declutter their homes.
Westmeath local authority recycling centres saw a 5% increase in electrical waste recycled last year, new data from WEEE Ireland shows.
Industry experts have warned of the dangers of running out of raw materials for batteries if we fail to recycle old ones. A surge in sales of devices such as laptops, drones, power tools, and e-scooters has seen demand soaring for cobalt and lithium, which are essential for the production of rechargeable lithium batteries that power these devices.