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To: Defra, BEIS and the UK delegation to the EU

Give us the longer-lasting products we want

Reason for signing

  • • The EU has enough purchasing power to actually drive change upstream in product design etc (see RoHS legislation). a) UK consumers already chuck something like 5 kg per head of household e-waste in the general waste, and b) you see things such as retailers issuing replacements for faulty low value electronics and taking the other back because it's too much effort. Most of the opposition I've seen to right to repair is just downright cynical and just large companies being precious