Between reuse and recycling, what happens to the batteries of electric vehicles?
There is an urgent need for legislation dealing specifically with electronic waste in Nigeria.
With an average shelf life of nine years, the coming tsunami of waste EV batteries needs action now.
Rare-earth metals are currently mined or recovered via e-waste recycling — methods with drawbacks including high cost, environmental damage, and risks to human safety. This is where we come in.
Technical advances are reducing the volume of e-waste generated in the US as lighter, more compact products enter the market. But those goods can be harder to reuse and recycle.