Directive is no small problem

As of next Saturday, any shop selling you a computer, laptop, TV, PlayStation, microwave, drill or any other electrical product has to accept your old useless one for free when you buy a new one. mm

6th August, 2005

Just wheel any smashed-up television to your salesman and tell him it's his problem.

It's called the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) law and it's designed to enforce proper disposal of electronics (www.environ.ie).

But the bad news is that lots of shops selling electrical products have never heardof it.Shops like DIDElectrical,Power City andDixons have, but lots ofother big chains that sell audiovisual and electrical stuff are ignorant.We decided to check the awareness...

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