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...

Should We Wave Goodbye to Disposable Cutlery?

Let's all start carrying proper cutlery with us! The moment I saw the article appear in one of the latest issues of National Geographic, I...

Eco Cooler – No Electricity DIY Air Conditioner Made from Plastic Bottles

The Eco Cooler is a revolutionary DIY air conditioning system, which is made from recycled plastic bottles and needs no electricity. Summer is finally here for...

IBM Researchers Develop Radical New Recycling Process for Old Plastic

Currently, more than 272 million metric tons of plastic are produced each year around the globe, with one-quarter of that made up of PET. To...
Topo Map on TyVek Waterproof Material

Teijin’s Waterproof Paper Made of Recycled Plastic Bottles

There's always another use for recycled materials, Teijin's new waterproof paper is made of recycled plastic bottles and can be put in a standard...

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...

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...

3 Reasons to Reuse Old Clay Roof Tiles

Terracotta tiles are the oldest type of material used in building houses even before the time of Christ. These ceramic tiles can last a...

“Green” medals at the Olympic games of Tokyo

Can you imagine that gold, silver and bronze parts of the old mobile phone you recently recycled, could end up in the hands of...
Trash Loaded for Power Generation, A Dwindling "Resource"?

Oslo Imports Trash for Power Generation, But There’s Not Enough Trash to Go Around

The city of Oslo, Norway, burns its trash in specialize plants for power generation and heating, but there are more trash-burning plants than there...