Dealing With E-Waste the Nanotech Way

Currently e-waste is dumped in landfills, incinerated or treated with chemicals to recover valuable materials, but these are not regarded as environmentally friendly processes.

  • Africa:   Dealing With E-Waste the Nanotech Way

    SciDev.Net, 19 April 2017

    Printed circuit boards (PCBs) are best recycled by pulverising them into nanosized particles to easily recover valuable constituents such as polymers, oxides and metals, say Indian… Read more »

  • Africa:   Eco-Friendly Nanomembrane Removes Oil Spills

    SciDev.Net, 8 December 2016

    Researchers from Egypt and Saudi Arabia have developed a simple way to manufacture an eco-friendly and affordable membrane that can efficiently adsorb oils spills from sea or waste… Read more »

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