Lithium-ion Batteries and Recycling
Lithium-ion batteries are a type of rechargeable battery utilized in electronics and automobiles. They can be found in cordless tools, laptops, cellphones, digital cameras, electric vehicles, bicycles, and wheelchairs. Akira Yoshino created the first prototype lithium-ion battery in the 1980s, but it didn’t become a commercial product until the 1990s. Since then, there have been...
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Never Trash Electronics
Although electronic waste is one of the fastest-growing waste streams in America, it is still tossed out. If tossed out, to be dumped along with other trash and litter, this makes a problem for our Earth. This can also cause a severe health risk depending on what kind of electronics you are talking about. When...
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5G is the fifth generation of wireless technology that is becoming a universal standard across the globe. This technology provides a vast expansion that enables the connectivity of mobile devices with other machines and wireless belongings. The ideal rollout of this technology will require a massive overhaul of our current information technology infrastructure. With an...
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E-Waste in a Circular Economy
E-Waste accounts for about 50 million tons of global waste each year. This has led to the rising need for a circular world economy to reduce the carbon footprint of companies producing large volumes of electronic waste. The current tendency towards a linear economy model takes electronic waste and leaves it with nowhere to go....
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