“BattCat” is our latest interactive, people-powered investigation into why devices fail. This time we’re asking for your help to learn why repairs involving batteries at community events are often too hard to complete.
We appear on The One Show tonight, talking about mobiles and why we – and professionals – struggle to repair so many of them in a cost-effective way. Using mobiles for longer is crucial to reducing their environmental impacts.
Mobiles help us talk about miniaturisation – and material consequences. We delved into the topic of “critical raw materials”, learning about recycling rates, and need to slow our consumption. Then we changed mobile batteries