Sustainable Electronics News: September 15, 2017
Welcome to GEC’s Sustainable Electronics News Roundup for the week ending September 15, 2017. Below, we’ve shared a few of the many articles that captured our attention this week.
September 6, 2017 | Verge
Though they don’t last as long as the batteries already in our phones, researchers hope it’s an important next step toward solving the scourge of exploding electronics.
September 7, 2017 | Phys.org
Because the ink and substrate are 3-D-printed, researchers have complete control over where the conductive features are patterned, and can design circuits to create soft electronic devices of nearly every size and shape.
September 8, 2017 | Science
Rapid urban expansion is the main driver of increasing sand appropriation, because sand is a key ingredient of concrete, asphalt, glass, and electronics.
September 12, 2017 | PBS
As sustainability has become an industry buzzword, some companies have tried implementing a closed loop. But none are as big and influential as Apple.
*Please note that inclusion of articles in our Sustainable Electronics News posts does not imply endorsement