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Sustainable elements for energy storage
In our new video series, we meet four scientists who are working on sourcing, retaining, and recycling the materials and rare elements in batteries needed for sustainable energy storage.
COVID-19 lockdowns lead to UK tech sales boom and adds to e-waste problem
Our global survey showed that technology usage increased sharply due to the pandemic – with lockdowns and working from home arrangements causing people to purchase more equipment.
Millions of old gadgets ‘stockpiled in drawers’
Explore the BBC coverage of our first precious elements campaign in 2019, which showed that there could be at least 40 million unused devices being stored in UK homes.
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