Renewable energy and waste: what do we do with old renewables tech?

The world is slowly cleaning up electricity by rolling out more solar panels, wind turbines and batteries. 

While the transition to greener energy is critical, these technologies don’t last forever.  

And the waste from dead renewables tech is piling up fast.  

Dr Sophie Calabretto talks to Cosmos Magazine journalist Ellen Phiddian about how we recycle old renewables technology and how the transition to cleaner energy is in desperate need of a green waste solution.

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