Nothing wasteful about UKZN experts’ ‘world-first’ light-bulb moment

Scientists have discovered how to remove rare earth metals from lighting waste - excellent news for recyclers

14 June 2021 - 20:12 By suthentira govender

Scientists at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) have had a light-bulb moment, so to speak.

They’ve found a novel way of extracting valuable, rare earth metals — used in hi-tech devices — from lighting waste, which is now being commercialised...

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