Why the cost of energy is key to sustainability

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> The price of anything is proportional to the cost of the energy necessary to get that thing. Even gasoline poured into employees’ tanks and other types of energy required during the many phases of manufacturing are the true costs. In his keynote address at the … Read more

Design for Sustainability: Understanding Compostable Plastic Packaging

These solutions sound great in principle – however, in practice, the solution is not so straightforward, with many now recognizing that improper use of compostable plastic packaging could do more harm than good. As Lee Metters, Group Business Development Director, Domino Printing Sciences (Domino), explains. The challenge of compostable plastics A primary concern with compostable … Read more

Energy Harvesting Brings Sustainability to the IoT

This article appeared in Microwaves & RF and has been published here with permission. Members can download this article in PDF format. What you’ll learn: Solving the IoT’s battery dilemma. New models of energy storage to extend battery life. Key industries for energy harvesting. The Internet of Things (IoT) revolution has cut across myriad industries, … Read more