Newly Discovered Bacteria Make Plastics Rot Much Faster

Around 5 to 10 years from now a tiny organism with an unusual appetite made a home in an industrial site near a bottle-recycling...

Biodegradable Sponge Made of Wood Fiber Cleans Up Oil Spills

Everyone most probably remembers the BP oil spill that occurred in the Gulf of Mexico back in 2010. The disaster was tremendous. Thousands of...

Used Plastic Bottles Turn into Energy Efficient Housing

Used plastic bottles get a new life in Plastic Bottle Village. For many of us, eliminating plastic bottles from the daily activities presents a huge...

Multi-purpose Vehicles Made from Recycled Materials Could Save Lives in Tanzania

Tanzania is one of the African countries where people constantly have to struggle with little income, lack of water and food, as well as...

Fresh Water for Seaside Communities this Christmas

Probably one of the most frustrating situations to be in is being marooned on an island in the middle of the ocean without fresh...

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...

Better Than a Glass House, This Plastic Bottle Classroom Rocks

They say that people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. But if you stay inside a plastic bottle classroom during a tropical...

Project ARA: Google’s New DIY Mobile Phone Could Cut Down E-Waste

Earlier this week, Google finally gave details on their latest invention during an event held in San Francisco. Under the project called "Project Ara",...

Making Plastic Pallets From Recycled Tires

If you think old tires should be disposed of as fast as possible, think again. CTC Plastics together with Lehigh Technologies Inc.are producing a...
E-Waste "Recycling"

E-Waste Recycling – The Human Cost

Today's electronic devices, computers, laptops, mobile devices, and others, are often obsolete in a matter of months or years. The most affluent nations in...