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Europe's microwave ovens emit nearly as much CO2 as 7m cars

18.01.2018
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The biggest impact comes from electricity used to power the microwaves, but study also highlights rising environmental cost of our throwaway culturePopping frozen peas into the microwave for a couple of minutes may seem utterly harmless, but Europe's stock of these quick-cook ovens emit as much carbon as nearly 7m cars, a new study has found.And the problem is growing: with costs falling and kitchen appliances becoming "status" items, owners are throwing away microwaves after an average of eight years, pushing rising sales. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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