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Welcome to Sustainability Library by El-Kretsen! On this website, we have compiled facts and statistics that relate to our collection of WEEE and batteries. You will also find articles discussing different aspects of sustainability and development. This is, in short, a forum for issues that relate to our environment – from a personal, local perspective to the larger global perspective.
Theme: Electronics are Plastics
Electronics are plastic and plastic is oil. How do we handle the challenge that more and more electronics products largely consist of plastic?
Theme: Precious Metals
Urban mining, conflict minerals and world-leading metal recycling in Boliden. This is how unusual metals are extracted, used and recycled in our electrical gadgets.
A Challenge for the Electronics Industry – Creating Closed Cycles
Closed cycles are the ultimate goal, but how should the electronics industry get there?
The Life Cycle of an Electronic Product
Follow the path of your electrical gadgets from idea in the designer’s head, through manufacturing and use to recycling and finally the continued life of the materials in any new product.
What Happens to My Old Phone?
More than 20 million mobile phones are in the Swedes’ lockers and drawers and are waiting to be recycled. Read more about what they contain and how they should be taken care of.