Thinking about opening a bottle of vino for Earth Day? Here are some great tips for making sure that the wine you choose also has a light impact on the planet.
What Does Copyright Have To Do With Your Right To Repair? Plenty…
An available, efficient repair infrastructure could contribute significantly to a reduced waste stream: why toss and replace when you can fix it? Right? Unfortunately, not only have we gotten out of [ … ]
Recycling Neoprene Wetsuits Into Yoga Mats: Suga [Video]
I’m not a surfer, a scuba diver, or a triathlete, so the idea of neoprene wetsuits as a waste stream never really occurred to me. And while I have no [ … ]
Got An Old iMac G3 Laying Around? Upcycle It Into An Aquarium [Video]
The iMac G3 has been off the market since 2003, but no doubt many owners of these machines have held on to them. While they may not have the computing [ … ]
These Water Bottles Are Designed For Reuse As Roofing Tiles
Donald Thomson spent five years designing a water bottle for commercial use that could be repurposed into roofing tiles for affordable housing.
Charcoal Briquettes Made From Coffee Grounds? Yep, That’s A Thing… [Video]
Inspired by what he saw at a Guatemalan coffee farms, Rich Bruins created Coffee Coals: charcoal briquettes made from used coffee grounds.
Startup FoPo Food Powders Freeze Dries Nearly Expired Fruit, Hopes To Lessen Food Waste
Startup FoPo Food Powder addresses the issue of food waste by collecting nearly expired fruits, and freeze drying it into a powder with a long shelf life.
Time To Get Plastic Microbeads Out Of Personal Care Products?
Plastic microbeads are polluting waterways, and legislatures around the US, as well as some companies making these additives, are responding.
TIO: A Unique Take On The Eco-Friendly Toothbrush
The TIO toothbrush concept incorporates bioplastics with a replaceable head to create much less plastic waste than the traditional product.
The Waste Biz: Apple Expected To Accept Any Old Cell Phones For Recycling
Apple will expand its Reuse and Recycling Program to include any old cell phones, and a BC cement maker knows how to recycle K-Cups.
Chewing Gum On The Sidewalk: Just A Nuisance, Right? [Infographic]
Tossing used chewing gum on the ground doesn’t cause any harm unless it sticks to someone’s shoe, right? No – take a look at gum’s environmental impact.
Keep Fresh Vegetables From Going Bad Quickly: The Green Hearts
The Green Hearts is a simple product that uses decades-old technology to keep fresh vegetables & fruits from spoiling quickly in the refrigerator.
Recycling Those 3D Printing Fails: The Cruncher
As with other printing, 3D printing involves some failures. The Cruncher is a machine that recycles those failures into plastic pellets for future prints.