Sustainable Electronics News: October 27, 2017
Welcome to GEC’s Sustainable Electronics News Roundup for the week ending October 27, 2017. Below, we’ve shared a few of the many articles that captured our attention this week.
October 19, 2017 | E-Scrap News
Although some companies stood out as positive examples, the report found there is much room for improvement.
October 24, 2017 | IEEE Spectrum
Pending U.S. legislation could force manufacturers to make repair parts and information available at fair prices.
October 24. 2017 | BBC Future
A team of researchers at Cambridge may have found a safer way to extract rare earth elements (REEs) – the vital material in our smartphones – that could end up saving the planet.
October 25, 2017 | Guardian
The tech world wants us to believe that virtual reality will unlock human understanding on a global scale. But it’s also a business strategy.
*Please note that inclusion of articles in our Sustainable Electronics News posts does not imply endorsement