Sunflowers and Car Batteries

Sunflowers and Car Batteries

This is a story that begins and ends with electronic waste. Somewhere in between, we incorporate landfills, soil remediation and sunflowers into the mix. I promise it will all make sense, just follow closely.  Have you ever wondered what happens to electric car...
A Solid Definition of Waste Forms

A Solid Definition of Waste Forms

Spoiler Alert:  It was dry when I put it in the freezer. The light was low. The time was college. It seemed to be a good idea at the time. All official records have been scrubbed. The names have been omitted or changed for obvious reasons. I pulled the jumbo, tie-dyed...
Computer Bits vs. California Fish

Computer Bits vs. California Fish

Can computational toxicology reproduce lab tests for consumer products? In 2017, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) published a study on the aquatic toxicity of 417 consumer products. They sent each product – vitamins, soaps, cleaners, ink...