The Environmental Audit Committee re-launched an inquiry into Electronic Waste and the Circular Economy on Friday 13 March. This inquiry will explore how the UK could reduce its environmental impact, create economic opportunities and maintain access to critical materials by better managing and minimising its e-waste.
Witnesses Chris Preston (Deputy Director of Waste and Recycling at Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs), Malcolm Lythgo (Deputy Director of Waste Enforcement and Regulation at Environment Agency), and Rebecca Pow MP (Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
Witnesses Samsung, Fairphone, TechBuyer, Robert ter Kuile (Worldwide Director of Environmental Affairs at Amazon), Matthew Manning (Head of Compliance and Recycling Operations at Dixons Carphone), and Beko
Witnesses Fidra, Basel Action Network, Libby Peake (Head of Resource Policy at Green Alliance), Ugo Vallauri (Co founder and policy lead at The Restart Project), Martyn Allen (Technical Director at Electrical Safety First), and Susanne Baker (Associate Director for Climate at techUK)