EU wants all companies, ahem Apple, to use standard charger

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The European Union has been pushing for a universal cell phone charger for years, and on Thursday it took another step forward in this process.

The European Parliament’s internal market and consumer protection committee unanimously voted on a legislative resolution to create a law requiring all companies to make the same type of charger. One of the reasons for this resolution is to cut down on e-waste.

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