How to Build Your Own Plastic Recycling Plant

In 2013 Dave Hakkens, a young guy from the Netherlands started this small movement called “Precious Plastic”. His idea is to boost plastic recycling...

Japanese Pub Made from Recycled Materials in a Zero-Waste Town

This incredible pub in Japan is a symbol of sustainability. Built in the outskirts of a zero-waste town, the pub's interior and exterior are...

Mobile app tracking down toxic additives in food and cosmetics

No matter how meticulously you may be reading product labels at the supermarket, can you be sure that you are updated on complicated code...

Greener cement for buildings and coastal structures

Concrete is the most commonly used building material in the world, and can be found in almost any structure: from buildings to bridges to...

Novel coating to keep buildings cool without air-conditioning

Air-conditioning can account for more than 40% of the domestic energy consumption, and contributes to greenhouse emissions by making use of chemical refrigerants such...

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...

Top 5 Green Gadgets and Initiatives at the Consumer Electronics Show 2019

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is yet again very special for all green technology supporters. The show managed to gather...

Converted Hydrogen trains to breeze through UK railroads

Alstom and Eversholt Rail announced their plans to convert existing Class 321 trains to a Hydrogen Multiple Unit (HMU) codenamed “Breeze”. According to the...

Monks apply space technology to make beer-brewing more sustainable

The monks of La Trappe Abbey brewery in the Netherlands decided to renovate their factory and achieve more sustainable use of water in the...

Sugarcane-Based LEGO Christmas Trees

36,000 LEGO bricks are molded every minute. That’s a lot of plastic. But earlier this year, LEGO announced they start producing blocks made of...