Rising Use of Plastics to Drive Oil Demand by 2050

Plastics and other petrochemical products will drive global oil demand to 2050, offsetting slower consumption of motor fuel, reported the International Energy Agency (IEA). Oil...

Amsterdam Collects Urine to Fertilize City’s Green Roofs

Earlier this month, the city of Amsterdam was the host of the International Water Week, a remarkable event that gathered environmentalists and governmental officials,...

DIY Compost Bin Utilizes Food Waste, Serves as Planter

Easy to make, DIY compost bin, can take care of your biodegradable waste and serve as a beautiful green centerpiece, and herb garden, in your...

Bill Gates Drinks Water Made From Human Feces

If there is one person we should pick, who knows how crucial access to clean drinking water and electricity in the developing world, that...

Food for thought, not for waste

Agriculture is the second largest emitter of greenhouse gases, contributing to global heating and climate extremes that directly impact food security. The FAO reports...

Japanese Pub Made from Recycled Materials in a Zero-Waste Town

This incredible pub in Japan is a symbol of sustainability. Built in the outskirts of a zero-waste town, the pub's interior and exterior are...
Recycled Packing Peanuts make an Even Better Lithium-ion Battery

Lithium-Ion Battery Enhanced with Recycled Packing Peanuts – Purdue University

Purdue University researchers stumbled upon an even better electrode material than currently used in the lithium-ion battery, made even better because it involved recycled...

New Low Cost, Low Energy Water Treatment Plant Engineered By UK Scientists

A team from the University of Exeter designed and built a pilot water treatment plant, specifically engineered to remove contamination from waste water from...

Israel Company Recycles Fiber Found in Sewage

An Israeli firm called Applied CleanTech has developed a system that picks out the fibers found in sewage from raw urban and industrial...

Bio-plastics Made of Fructose Disappear as We Please

The solution to plastic pollution might just have been discovered. A team of US scientists developed a material out of fructose that functions just...