E. Coli Infections on the Rise After Plastic Bag Ban

San Francisco’s ban on plastic bags is having major repercussions on public health, according to professors at the University of Pennsylvania and George Mason...

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...

10-Year-Old Child Praised for Successful Recycling Business

When his age mates were likely just getting to grips with their roles in the world as young ones, Vanis Buckholz, at the age...

Biweekly Recycling Improves Rates by 9 Percent

The University of Southampton conducted a study that has determined alternate weekly collection (AWC) systems for recyclables raises recycling rates by 9%. Even though many...

Amsterdam Shipyard Hosts Recycled Container Theater

Amsterdam’s architecture firm O+A have created a large shipping container for the city’s annual Over het IJ theater festival. The container was made from...

New Way to Determine Renewable Energy Potential of Waste

Cranfield University has reinvented the way to determine the renewable energy potential of waste before incineration. Benefits of the new method include reduction in...

Recycled Wood Pallets Used to Build Attractive Pavilion

It may be arguable as to whether wooden pallets actually make good building materials, but the fact remains that they are capable of a...

City Waste Into Clean Energy: India’s Plans for the Future

Starting in February, Indian company Ramky Enviro Engineers, backed by a private equity arm of Standard Chartered, has big plans to turn India’s city...

Recycling Mobile Phones Could End Chemical Leakage

Recycling mobile phones is a big business, not only for the financial benefits. This is because it ensures that dangerous chemicals do not reach...

UK Initiative Plants Trees for Recycled Junk Cars

Investigators at the International Energy Agency estimate that by 2035 there would be about 1.7 billion vehicles plying the roads. It is hoped that...