HOBI Lithium Ion Battery Thermal Event

Federal agencies to host workshops on safe lithium-ion battery handling

Federal officials from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be hosting a series of free-to-attend workshops around the country to teach e-scrap companies and others how to safely handle lithium-ion batteries. Beginning later this month, the workshops will be held in Atlanta; Lenexa, Kansas (near Kansas City); Chicago;…

HOBI Electronic Recycling

A future of eco-friendly internet of disposable things is soon headed our way

We’ve embraced the IoT lifestyle but are you ready for a greener life filled with disposable IoT devices? Researchers are currently working towards commercializing a non-hazardous, bacteria-powered miniature battery that will help propel the Internet of Disposable Things (IoDT). The devices could help in myriad of ways, but researchers are most hopeful about integration in…