Consumer & Gadgets

'Urban mines': How to unlock our electronic junk's potential

Instead of developing new mining infrastructures, what if we recovered the metal deposits contained in the electronic objects we no longer use, such as smartphones or computers? There are very good reasons for focusing on ...

Engineering

Zero-emission ship nears finish of round-the-world voyage

A ship powered by renewable energy, including hydrogen produced onboard, is docked in the southeastern US state of Florida this week as it prepares to finish the last leg of a voyage around the world.

Energy & Green Tech

Prospects for battery recycling in Latin America

Reuse and recycling are core elements of a sustainable approach to used lithium-ion batteries in Latin America. This is essential to conserve valuable resources and avoid climate-damaging greenhouse gas emissions. The application ...

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