North Carolina’s Bio-Adhesive Alliance may have found a good use for the billions of pounds of pig poop we produce each year.
Author: Jeff McIntire-Strasburg
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Google Science Fair Community Impact Award winner Lalita Praside Sripada Srisai developed waste water treatment technology with waste corn cobs.
London-based Bio-bean’s first product offering will involves collecting used coffee grounds and processing them into biomass pellets for home heating.
Scottish firm CelluComp has discovered that sugar beet waste can be transformed into a material additive that adds strength and durability.
Entrepreneurs in Africa are addressing sanitation needs by collecting human waste and turning it into energy and other necessary products.
Got a tin can laying around? Then you’ve got the basic materials needed for a hobo stove, a portable cookstove made from cast-off materials.
Waste pickers collect recycable trash to feed themselves. Plastics for Change has developed a mobile technology giving them access to pricing information.
A detailed overview of the current challenges faced by the recycling industry, plus good news for green-minded New Orleans residents.
We Americans are doing much better in terms of recycling materials, according to a new article from Yes!: the EPA notes that we recycled 65 million tons of solid waste in 2013. We’re trying to do the right thing, but the economics of recycling follow the ebbs and flows of the market… and that means […]
Andrew Simpson’s Junk Press concept gives consumers the means to turn junk mail into sturdy paper plates and bowls.
Replacing a roof creates a lot of waste; a shingle recycling program from Owens Corning provides an alternative to the landfill for this material.
If a landfill operator has invested in a landfill gas operation, that might be the most economically feasible place to send organic waste.
A German start-up has figured out a better way to handle the millions of gallons of old milks thrown away every year: recycle it into a biopolymer.