EU approves law requiring replaceable batteries
Portable electronic devices must have replaceable batteries in the EU from 2027. A bill to this effect has been adopted by the Council of Europe.
All European legislative bodies have now agreed to the law. The law has been in development since 2020 and now only needs to be signed by the European... Read more
EU’s vision for the future of batteries faces tough challenges
The European Parliament has agreed to tighten sustainability rules for batteries. If the Commission also agrees with the plans to make batteries replaceable and more recyclable, many tech companies will face an uphill struggle. Still, this European vision may not be a resounding success overnight.
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Barco improves sustainability of ClickShare Conference portfolio
Barco improved the sustainability of its ClickShare Conference portfolio. Additionally, the organization is launching a trade-in program.
Barco supplies collaboration solutions, including displays, monitors, beamers and visualization tech. The energy consumption of its ClickShare Conference prod... Read more
Northvolt produces its first fully recycled battery cell
The Swedish recycling factory aims to reach 125,000 tons/year in its gigantic recycling plant and at the same time produce 60 gigawatt hours of new batteries.
Northvolt this week announced that it has produced its first battery cell with 100% recycled nickel, manganese and cobalt. The company no... Read more
After cloud computing, the market for cloud recycling is now emerging
More and more companies are exchanging their own data centres and devices for the cloud. However, equipment for large data centres has a short lifespan, creating an entirely new market. The market of cloud-recycling.
Among other things, cloud servers have a very short lifespan, according to experts ... Read more