Wind Turbines

Wind Turbine Components Not Recyclable, Says Expert

Currently, Europe's second-largest power source is wind turbines. Germany alone has spent $200 billion on an initiative to transition itself away from fossil fuels...

Company Recycles Old Monitors and TV Screens Into Fancy Tiles

Every time you replace your old monitor or TV for a wider, thinner and better one, you must wonder what happens to all the...

5 Single-Serve Items We Could Live Without (or Recycle)

Although there has been an emphasis on the importance of recycling and many more people are recycling these days, there is much room to grow in...

Tequila Waste and Recycled Plastics Form Stronger Wood Alternative

Unwanted byproducts from the tequila-making process, combined with recycled plastics, make up a new material that can replace wood. This new product is much stronger...

Nature’s Answer to Plastic Pollution: a Plastic-Eating Worm!

One of the reasons environmentalists always purport when speaking about saving nature, is how much there is still to be discovered. Well, nature has...

Novel bio-inspired materials to substitute plastics

Researchers from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) developed a novel approach to manufacture biodegradable substitutes for plastic. The team make use of...

How Recycled Art Can Raise Awareness of Alcoholism

Millions of tons of materials are used each year to create the cans, bottles, and bottle caps used by the alcohol industry. Traditionally, the...

New Recycled Plastic Bottles Made from 100% Ocean Plastic Debris

Method and Envision Plastics proposes recycling of ocean plastic debris into new, eco-friendly recycled plastic materials that can make up our future disposable bottles. We have...

Nendo Puts an End to One-Time Use of Wrapping Paper

It is that time of the year again, when everyone rushes around gift shops in a search for the perfect holiday surprise. Regardless of...

U.N. Urges That Electronic Devices be Made of Recyclable Metals

Two United Nations reports urge companies to produce devices that are easy to break down and recycle once their lifetime is over. The two studies...