Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1514 , Segment 6
Episode: COVID-19 Vaccine & Race, Melting Ice Moulins, Artificial Skin
- Jan 19, 2021 9:00 pm
- 19:03 mins
Electronic waste in America is declining–thinner, lighter gadgets means less waste going into landfills. But the catch is that that today’s devices are harder to repair and recycle, and they rely more on rare earth materials that take a large toll on the environment and the people who mine them. Our guest is Callie Babbitt is a Professor of Sustainability at the Rochester Institute of Technology studying trends in e-waste.