Focus on: the Cell Phone

Published on 05.27.2024

10 min read

Middle School
From Energy Sources to Environmental Impact

In technology, it's important to understand the of a technical object: from the extraction of the materials needed to manufacture it, to its . Let's have a look at an everyday object: the cell phone. With first the Lifecycle Analysis of a smartphone, and then the omnipresent material it's made of: plastic.


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