This week C103FM spoke with Padraig Power of Refurbed.
Did you know?
Based on the results of the study, buying refurbished smartphones, tablets and laptops instead of new devices saves :
- between 69 and 91% of CO2 emissions with an average across all devices of 80%,
- between 60 and 93% of e-waste, with an average across all devices of 73%,
- between 86 and 97% of water consumption with an average across all appliances of 90%.
Here’s a few resources if you want to know more:
Ways to get rid of your e-waste safely in Ireland here