Moving to remanufactured laptops could save the UK a million tonnes of carbon and £1bn a year, says Circular Computing

John Leonard
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Moving to remanufactured laptops could save the UK a million tonnes of carbon and £1bn a year, says Circular Computing
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Moving to remanufactured laptops could save the UK a million tonnes of carbon and £1bn a year, says Circular Computing

Because the reconditioned units reuse much of the original device, emissions, water and raw materials are significantly reduced, with costs 40 per cent less

If all businesses in the UK used refurbished laptops instead of buying new, they could save almost £1 billion per year and reduce carbon emissions by one million tons annually over the next nine years....

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