Newly Discovered Bacteria Make Plastics Rot Much Faster

Around 5 to 10 years from now a tiny organism with an unusual appetite made a home in an industrial site near a bottle-recycling...

Recycle Old Jeans to Make a Cool Laptop Bag

Sometimes you have to move your laptop and don't have a comfortable and safe way of carrying it. This quick and simple guide will...

How to Make a Cooking Knife from Recycled Aluminum Foil

Believe it or not, with aluminium foil you can create a very sharp knife. You will need a few tools and some patience, but...

Finnish Company Boosts Battery Recycling to Over 80 Percent

Finnish recycling company Fortum has achieved the high recycling rate for electric vehicle (EV) batteries of 80 per cent with a low-CO2 hydrometallurgical recycling...

This Net is Made from Recycled Plastic Bottles

You can do a nice and colourfull net using just plastic bottles! This is just one of the many ways you can reuse plastic...

Bacteria that feed on pollutants to produce electricity

Scientists of the Washington State University fished multiple communities of extremophile bacteria from the alkaline hot springs of the Heart Lake Geyser Basin area,...

Seaweed Straw Designed to Disappear

Plastic straws consumption is about 500 million units per day, in the United States. Most of them end up in oceans or landfills. After...

China Bans Imported Recyclables from US, Now Cities Just Burn Them

Not so long ago, China processed 40 per cent of United States recyclables. However, in 2018 China decided to stop importing a lot of...

How to Encourage Others to Recycle (Nicely)

I can’t think of any good reasons not to recycle. It’s relatively easy, affordable, saves your city money, and it can make a huge...

How to Build Your Own Plastic Recycling Plant

In 2013 Dave Hakkens, a young guy from the Netherlands started this small movement called “Precious Plastic”. His idea is to boost plastic recycling...