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    Inside the electronics industry's efforts to create a more circular economy.
    The Briefing

    Component Reuse: The Key to More Sustainable Electronic Devices?

    March 13, 2024
    Jabil is getting into the business of recovering chips and other components from circuit boards. In the latest installment of The Briefing, we discuss the new effort with the ...

    How to Build More Sustainable Electronics

    Feb. 15, 2024
    A new benchmarking tool called the “GreenTool” could help us create more sustainable electronic products in the future.
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    Biodegradable ECG Patch Paves the Way to a More Sustainable Medical Industry

    Feb. 6, 2024
    A new sustainable ECG patch brings us one step closer to creating less single-use plastic waste.
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    Semiconductor Attributes for Sustainable System Design

    Jan. 25, 2024
    Advanced, computationally intensive system topologies for sustainable applications will increase energy consumption through operation at higher power levels and bandwidth. Semiconductor...

    Intel and Siemens Scope Out More Sustainable Future for Chips

    Jan. 9, 2024
    The joint effort will take a hard look at the negative impact of chipmaking on the environment, with the hope of finding ways to reduce the chip industry’s collective footprint...

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    The Briefing

    Erasing E-Waste: Is a Circular Economy Possible for Power Electronics?

    Sept. 12, 2023
    Explore the feasibility of a circular economy for electronics in the latest edition of The Briefing. Can Infineon help make it happen using a new biodegradable PCB?
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    Galvanizing the Chip Industry to Go Green

    July 24, 2023
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    Backing Off Batteries as Our Default IoT Device Power Source

    May 30, 2023
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    Are Sustainability Engineering Roles in Demand?

    March 10, 2023
    Iana Aranda, director of Engineering Global Development at ASME, discusses in-demand skills.
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    Preparing For Future Obsolescence

    Feb. 13, 2014
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