Learn more about how the industry is Transitioning toward a Circular Economy for Automotive Plastics and Polymer Composites.
Cracked phone screens could become a thing of the past thanks to breakthrough research conducted at The University of Queensland. The global team of researchers, led by UQ’s Dr Jingwei Hou, Professor Lianzhou Wang and Professor Vicki Chen, have unlocked the technology to produce next-generation composite glass for lighting LEDs and smartphone, television and computer screens (Science, “Liquid-phase sintering of lead halide perovskites and metal-organic framework glasses”).
China’s ban on Australian recyclables has thrown an industry into chaos, but innovative projects are changing the way we see waste.
Analyst Patrick Moorhead discusses the circular economy and the potential business benefits it holds for IT departments who choose to engage in it.
It is estimated that 50 million tonnes of electronic waste – or e-waste – was generated globally in 2018, half of which comprised personal tech devices.