Liquid CO2 to work for clean REE recovery
Canada unveils carbon-negative electronic waste recycling tech Metal Tech News – July 12, 2023
Last updated 7/18/2023 at 8:03am
A team of researchers out of the University of Toronto has pioneered a method of separating critical minerals and metals from electronic waste, such as electric vehicle batteries and wind turbine magnets, by using captured carbon dioxide and a little pressure to provide the critical materials needed for a zero-carbon future.
While conventional rare earth ores typically contain 1 to 2% of these...