The world generated a record 53.6 metric tonnes of electronic waste or 'e-waste' in 2019, and the figure is rising. We should look to Africa for solutions.
Semiconductor chip shortage is a real problem. Faced with surging demand, semiconductor companies might adopt new strategies to increase chip supply and continue the industry's upward tra...
The world is predicted to produce 75 million metric tonnes of e-waste by 2030. As awareness increases, free repair cafes and government incentives are popping up across the globe.
Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed a system to safely deliver electricity over the air, using a conductive surface and a conductive pole to generate magnetic fields.
The ability to repair phones will be key to conserving resources, tackling e-waste and climate mitigation, and building a circular economy for electronics.
Transitioning the electronics sector to circular practices is complex but necessary for a more sustainable future. One Dell exec explains why.
Electronic waste is one of the world’s fastest-growing environmental challenges – and opportunities. Indian start-up, Karo Sambhav, is helping to tackle the country’s giant e-waste challe...
Electronics are a critical part of our lives and even more so in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, however, too many electronics wind up in the environment, are recycle...
Addressing CO2 produced from travel is vital to ensure the sustainability of the planet, whilst still ensuring economic benefits associated with travel, writes Bill Gates.
Electronic waste is becoming a global issue, with all the electronic waste produced annually weighing as much as 5,000 Eiffel towers.
In 2019, only 17.4% of global e-waste was formally collected and recycled. E-waste management is important to avoid it accumulating in the environment, polluting habitats and harming peop...
African nations are working to stem the resell of imported air conditioning units and refrigerators from Europe. The appliances are damaging to the environment and costly to run.
A 'peel and stack' method of making electronics could allow chips to be worn on the skin.
A new lithium metal anode could increase the longevity and energy density of batteries.
Social networks facilitate the diffusion of ideas across individuals and firms, which in turn plays an important role in productivity growth.