EU to ramp up fight against ‘cable clutter’ in e-waste crackdown

MEPs and green groups have welcomed a proposal from the European Commission to harmonise charging ports for portable electronic devices, but not all tech firms are convinced.

by Simon Pickstone
Breton: “We all have in our drawers… a large number of these chargers that we have not been able to use for years.” Photo: Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Breton: “We all have in our drawers… a large number of these chargers that we have not been able to use for years.” Photo: Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

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