Keyword: Recycling Technologies

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Articles: Power
Recovery of valuable elements within the EV battery is essential for the health and viability of the industry. In recycling used EV batteries, controls valves are required. Read on to learn more.
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Briefs: Materials
A global team of researchers and industry collaborators led by RMIT University has invented recyclable ’water batteries’ that won’t catch fire or explode. Read on to learn more.
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Briefs: Energy
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have improved on approaches that dissolve a battery in a liquid solution in order to reduce the amount of hazardous chemicals used in the process.
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Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Researchers at Kennedy Space Center have developed a technology that generates plasma activated water in pH ranges that allow for the addition of nitrates and other nutrients to the water while maintaining a healthy pH for plants.
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Blog: Design
Researchers have improved on approaches that dissolve the Li-ion batteries in a liquid solution to reduce the amount of hazardous chemicals used in the recycling process.
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Briefs: Energy
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have created a new and efficient way to recycle metals from spent electric vehicle (EV) batteries. The method allows recovery of 100 percent of the aluminum and 98 percent of the lithium in EV batteries.
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Briefs: Materials
Researchers have moved a step closer to finding a use for the hundreds of millions of tons of plastic waste produced every year that often winds up clogging streams and rivers and polluting our oceans.
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Blog: Electronics & Computers
By avoiding hazardous chemicals, the work points down a path industry could follow to reduce its environmental footprint.
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Articles: Green Design & Manufacturing
A robust EV battery-recycling industry has moved to a necessity as automakers, and their suppliers, transition away from internal combustion.
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Blog: Electronics & Computers
Instead of disposing of batteries after three years, we could have recyclable batteries that last three times longer.
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Special Reports: Energy
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Vehicle Electrification - January 2023

Innovation is happening at a rapid pace in the e-mobility space. Read this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Automotive Engineering and Truck & Off-Highway Engineering to learn about...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Some of the hardest to detect cyber-attacks are wireless, including man-in-the-middle attacks and rogue access points.
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Blog: Materials
The EU has already declared that the nonbiodegradable microplastics must be eliminated by 2025, but a team of MIT scientists has perhaps expedited that timeline.
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Articles: Materials
A polymer breaking enzyme when infused into plastic causes the material to break down into its original components when submerged in compost or even warm water.
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Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
A new way to unprint paper uses intense pulsed light from a xenon lamp.
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Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Researchers have developed an inexpensive and eco-friendly steam generator to desalinate and purify water using sunlight.
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Articles: Green Design & Manufacturing
Sustainability isn’t just about making sure your discarded water bottle is recycled. It’s also about teaming with global entities to form innovative, technologically solid partnerships.
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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Making one kilometer of a two-lane road would use up about three million masks.
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Question of the Week: Energy
Will Battery Recycling Efforts Take Off?

Have you listened to the latest episode of our podcast series Here’s an Idea?

Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
A method converts cotton into sugar, which can be turned into spandex, nylon, or ethanol.
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Podcasts: Energy
Canadian battery recycling company Li-Cycle is leveraging its sustainable process to provide an end-of-life solution for lithium-ion batteries.
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Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Activated carbon made from corn stover filters 98 percent of a pollutant from water.
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Briefs: Energy
The method replenishes lithium in electrodes while keeping the existing structure intact.
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Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
This approach could result in developing chemical sensors that are sensitive at a very low level to a specific chemical in the environment.
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Briefs: Materials
An optimized flash process could reduce carbon emissions.
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Articles: Transportation
See this year's product designs from engineers, students, and entrepreneurs worldwide.
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Articles: Materials
Once triggered, the enzyme-embedded plastics self-destruct, completely degrading and eliminating microplastics in days.
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