All good things come to an end, so once their useful life is over, we must consider what exactly will happen to dead EV batteries. Mobile phone batteries are bad enough with millions of them around globally, but electric car batteries, also known as EV batteries, are much bigger and may prove even harder to… Continue reading What Will Happen To Dead Car Batteries?
Outsourcing The Guilt Of Our Plastic Waste
Exporting plastic waste to third world countries is simply outsourcing our guilt about a problem we need to solve ourselves.
Repairing Your Electronic Devices Should Be A Right
Consumers of electronic devices should be given the right to repair their devices instead of it being an afterthought as it is now. The Fairphone explicitly gives us our right to repair, but we need more manufacturers to step up and stop hindering those rights. 2019 saw a massive 53.6 million tons of e-waste produced… Continue reading Repairing Your Electronic Devices Should Be A Right
Rare Earth Demand Drives Better Recycling Methods
New, cleaner ways are being developed to re-cycle rare earth metals to make sure we are making best use of this extremely valuable resource. Critical to the operation of mobile devices, the drive for rare earth metals is leading to disastrous effects on the environment. To alleviate the enormous environmental impact of mining rare earths,… Continue reading Rare Earth Demand Drives Better Recycling Methods