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MEPs want to make life easier for consumers and cut electronic waste through the introduction of a common charger for all mobile devices.

Reusing water in the EU to combat water stress        


Water scarcity is a growing problem in Europe. MEPs want to secure the EU’s freshwater sources by promoting water reuse in agriculture.

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