Home solar power is expensive, right? Not necessarily: solar panel prices are dropping, and incentives and financing options keep those upfront costs down.
Chinese Artist Turns Beijing Smog Into Building Bricks
Chinese performance artist Brother Nut spent 100 days vacuuming up Beijing smog to create a brick that could be used for building.
Global Food Waste On The UN’s Sustainable Development Agenda
The most recent versions of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals include cutting global food waste in half by 2030. Can we do this?
The Waste Biz: A Comprehensive Look At Recycling Industry Woes
A detailed overview of the current challenges faced by the recycling industry, plus good news for green-minded New Orleans residents.
Is The Circular Economy Good For The Environment But Bad For Business?
The concept of the circular economy works great for the environment… but is it good for business? Here are some companies making it work for them.
One Cause Of Global Warming That Gets Overlooked: Food Waste
Most of us don’t think of food waste as a cause of global warming, but it’s a significant one that also contributes to world hunger.
The Waste Biz: Goodyear To Incorporate Rice Husk Ash Into Tires
After two years of testing, Goodyear will start sourcing silica extracted from rice husk ash for tires made in China. Plus, recycling fishing nets into carpet.
Scientists Discover How To Recover Indium From LCDs
Scientists from China’s Tsinghua University have discovered methods to recover indium from liquid crystal displays for recycling.
New Plastic Recycling Codes Could Turn 3D Printers Into Home Recycling Stations
The Open Sustainability Technology group at Michigan Tech has developed new plastic recycling codes for consumer-level 3D printing.
Sustainable Construction: Building A Greener 2015
Builders and building owners are considering the environment as they plan new developments. Here are some sustainable construction trends we’ll see in 2015
The Battle For Plastic Water Bottles Among Chinese Recyclers [Video]
Cutting-edge recycling companies in China have a hard time getting materials like plastic water bottles because of rogue operations throughout the country.
The Zero Waste Manufacturing Location: That’s Just Greenwash… Right?
Cleaning products maker SC Johnson demonstrates that words matter by choosing appropriate definitions for its zero waste facilities claims.
The Clean Cook Stove that Runs Partially on Trash [Video]
The K2 clean cook stove concept can cleanly burn small amounts of plastic trash in its fuel mix, a common practice in the developing world.