Can you help the poorest community in your area?
Some alarming Statistics but we can all help! Over six million electrical items are thrown away every year in the UK. It is estimated that over half of them are still working or could easily be repaired. Producing steel from recycled metal saves 75% of the energy needed to make steel from virgin…Details
WRAP & EEESafe engage over unfair practice at Recycle Now
Late last year EEESafe contacted David Moon, the Head of Resource Efficiency in Products and Services at WRAP, about the RecycleNow Website. This website is basically manged by WRAP and it seemed unfair that WRAP were promoting some companies but not all, with regards to where donations could be passed. We were particularly interested in Electricals…Details
Top Government Advisor says Stop Buying New Appliances
The Daily Telegraph reports that Professor David MacKay who is the Governments Chief Scientific advisor says that electronic equipment and cars should be kept for as long as possible and then disassembled so that components can be recycled. Well we’ve been telling the Government for many years about this however, we’re not sure he’s fully…Details
Appeal for more White Goods in Boston Council
Boston Borough Council has issued an urgent appeal for white goods to help Boston flood victims get back on their feet. Donations of fridges, cookers and washing machines are said to be in demand. Whilst we totally sympathise with the people of Boston, and those elsewhere at the mercy of these terrible floods, if…Details
A "WASTE" of Public Money? What do you think?
Well, at EEESafe we’re all about Waste Prevention of Electrical items that could be used for the local community, but how about this Waste Prevention exercise, all down to a Cardboard Box? Company boss Linda Bracey gave away spare cardboard boxes to a member of the public. One of the boxes, bearing the company’s…Details
So what did Ellen MaCarthur Foundation say about EEESafe
A number of our readers have asked for more information about what The Ellen MaCarthur Foundation said to the Welsh Government in a recent report to them. We’re particularly pleased that someone like EMF are able to understand what we are doing and how it will benefit consumers. We hear the odd rumour from the…Details
Government reports 2000 Fires are caused by faults with White Goods Products
Electrical Appliances in the home are the cause of a significant amount of Fires and Electric shocks every year. Evidence from the Department for Communities and Local Government show that in 2011/2012 there were around 5200 domestic fires in Great Britain caused by faults with electrical products, and that over 2000 of these were…Details
EEESafe, Toyota, Dow Corning and Ellen MaCarthur, all in the same breath!
We’re particularly pleased to announce our association with these organisations in today’s published paper by the Ellen MaCarthur Foundation (EMF). The Paper produced for WRAP and Welsh Government by EMF cites EEESafe alongside big corporations like Toyota and Dow Corning demonstrating the multiple benefits, particularly from EEESafe, that a circular economy can bring. EMF states…Details