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...
Honda's NiMH Battery Recycling Scheme

Honda Recycles Rare Earth Metals to Manufacture New Batteries

Honda has devised a way, the first process of its kind, to extract the rare earth metals from used batteries and other products, recycling them to be...

The Middle Kingdom Finds Treasure in own Trash

As they say, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. With recycling, that meant that garbage crosses seas from industrialized nations to developing countries...

One Full Meal a Day Ends Up in British Trash, According To Report

There is no way to sugar-coat this piece of news. While millions of children around the world die each day due to lack of...

Food Wasting: Problems, Reasons and Solutions

A new report entitled ‘Global Food: Waste not, want not’, published this week showed that almost half of the food produced each ear gets...

intelliPaper Finds New Way to Convert Scraps of Paper into Functional USB Drive

Even though the advent of email and social networking has resulted in a significant drop in the quantity of paper used in communication and...

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...

EU Asks for Commitment to Preservation of Raw Materials

This week, a Strategic Implementation Plan (SIP) was released by the European Union’s High Level Steering Group of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on...

Ekocycle: Coca Cola’s 3D Printer that Recycles Bottles, at Home

The attention that has been paid on plastic pollution over the course of the past few years has grown incredibly. Nevertheless, for every article...

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...