Metro Ticket in Exchange for Plastic Bottles in Rome

Rome introduced a new incentive to tackle plastic pollution and I'm loving it! The city officials have placed special machines on three main metro stations....

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...

How to Get Rid of (Recycle) Electric Car Batteries

Electric cars are sometimes criticized for being less eco-friendly than they seem. The vehicles won't last forever, and one day will need to be...

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...

How You Can Recycle Parts from a Damaged Old Car

Driving a car is often looked upon as the worst thing you can possibly do when it comes to minimizing the impact of your...

World’s first industrial facility to recycle diapers and sanitary napkins in Italy

Diapers and sanitary napkins are widely used, take half a million years to decompose and, at least until now, they end up in landfill....

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...

Five Important Things You Need to Know About Recycling

Recycling is probably the best solution to reducing the incredible amounts of waste that our society sends to landfills. After a maximum of one...

How to Make Shiny Roof Shingles From Recycled Aluminum Cans

Aluminum pollution has attracted quite a bit of attention lately, especially since the concentrations of the element in cosmetics and shampoos were found to be...

Paper Bricks Created from Recycling Waste

Two Indian professors at the National Institute of Technology in India developed a way to create paper bricks from recycling waste once they discovered...