Five Important Things You Need to Know About Recycling

Recycling is probably the best solution to reducing the incredible amounts of waste that our society sends to landfills. After a maximum of one...

Sweden Encourages Repairing of Goods by Pollution-Lowering Tax Breaks

Today's consumeristic world teaches and encourages everyone to buy, use and then throw away at the first scratch or when a slightly newer version...

Unilever Removes Plastic Micro Beads from Hygiene and Cosmetic Products

Plastic micro beads used as exfoliating granules will be completely removed from hygiene and cosmetic products produced by Unilever NV. The London and Rotterdam...

How to Get Rid of (Recycle) Electric Car Batteries

Electric cars are sometimes criticized for being less eco-friendly than they seem. The vehicles won't last forever, and one day will need to be...

Tiny Battery Made from Recycled Cardboard Charges Your Phone On-The-Go

Quick emergency phone charging can now be much easier, cheaper and eco friendly with the new concept of recycled cardboard batteries. Easy to transport...

How to Encourage Others to Recycle (Nicely)

I can’t think of any good reasons not to recycle. It’s relatively easy, affordable, saves your city money, and it can make a huge...

Seaweed Straw Designed to Disappear

Plastic straws consumption is about 500 million units per day, in the United States. Most of them end up in oceans or landfills. After...

How You Can Recycle Parts from a Damaged Old Car

Driving a car is often looked upon as the worst thing you can possibly do when it comes to minimizing the impact of your...

Dutch Students Make Leather from Fruit Waste

Dutch students have developed a method to convert fruit and vegetable waste into "fruit leather", which can then be made into trendy handbags. Regardless of...

Strawgate: a Critical and Practical View on Replacing Plastic Straws

The popular tide has turned against plastic straws bringing them from objects of convenience down to symbols of waste and pollution, particularly of marine...