A UK sustainable electronics leader has unveiled a new video to show how together we can combat the environmental insufficiencies that plague the electronics industry.
In2tec, a manufacturer of flexi and flexi-hibrid printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs), has innovated throughout its’ 25 years in electronics, pushing boundaries in process and placement capabilities within additive manufacturing. The video has been created to help raise awareness of the effects that the current approach to manufacturing electronics assemblies has on the planet.
Ewaste is one of the fastest growing waste streams in the world as electronic devices increasingly underpin our lives, yet when they reach the end of their usable life they will be buried, burned, or sent to landfill, leaching toxins into our earth and water table. They cause serious harm and will never break down!
Most materials surrounding the electronics are stripped for recycling or reuse, such as the outer casings...