Why Your Old Phones Collect In A Drawer of Sadness -- The Climate Lab

5/5/2017; 7 minutes

Smartphones shouldn't be so disposable. Could fixing the way we make our phones help solve climate change? Check out how researchers are creating long-life batteries on 3D printers and how Apple's new robot is recycling parts from old phones in this third episode of Climate Lab, a six-part series produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox. Hosted by conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan, the videos explore the surprising elements of our lives that contribute to climate change and the groundbreaking work being done to fight back.
Recorded on 05/03/2017.

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