Composting: The Next Big Thing After Recycling

Composting could be used over landfill sites, says a renowned specialist.  In recent years, recycling habits have become commonplace, with paper and plastics leading the...

How Microplastics Threaten Ocean Life Cycle

Micronizing ocean plastics may likely be responsible for a waste-associated species population decline or extinction event. As ocean plastics continue to micronize, smaller and...

Extinction of Australian Megafauna due to Humans, not Climate Change

The organic waste of an astonishing creature from Australia that was extinct 45,000 years ago, revealed the extinction's primary reason as humans and not...

How to Purify Indoor Air Using Only Houseplants

Houseplants bring that little zing of life in every room, brightening up even the gloomiest day. But besides looking pretty, houseplants can actually serve...

Carbon Footprint of California’s Manufacturing Industry More Accurately Calculated

The state of California hired a team of researchers from Ecofys and Northwestern University, and the University of California, Berkeley to develop science-based methods...

Polar Bears in Jeopardy as Ice Caps Vanish

Without snow you definitely won't be able to build a snowman, especially without Elsa.  Without the arctic ice, neither can you sustain the polar...
A Jeep Hybrid Could Replace This Urban Assault Vehicle

Emissions Regulations Will Make Jeep Hybrids Absolutely Necessary

Thinking about Jeep hybrids, or the lack thereof, one reason we might see them soon is because of strengthening emissions regulations. So far, CAFE (Corporate...
Japan's First [of 100] Hydrogen Fuel Station Went Live Last Month

Japan’s Hydrogen Fuel Infrastructure is World’s Most Advanced

As automakers gear up to release even limited numbers of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, perhaps the biggest struggle will be getting infrastructure in place. Electric...

Coal Emissions Soaked up by CO2 Sponge

Coal power station emissions might be drastically reduced by a new material that adsorbs huge amounts of carbon dioxide and releases it when exposed...

Donkey Carts Picking Up Garbage in Bamako, Mali

Waste disposal in Bamako, Mali, has become a real issue with the population boom. While the authorities are struggling to keep up with providing...