Environmental Audit Committee

Electronic waste and the Circular Economy inquiry

Inquiry status: Concluded

Scope of the inquiry

The Environmental Audit Committee launches a new inquiry into Electronic Waste (e-waste) and the circular economy.

The use of electronic devices and equipment has boomed in recent years thanks to advances in technology, materials and software. There are now more devices connected to the internet than there are humans on the planet. This is predicted to continue, fuelled by rising consumer demand and decreasing costs.

Terms of reference: Electronic waste and the Circular Economy

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