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 [ … ]
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 [ … ]
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 [ … ]
Donald Thomson spent five years designing a water bottle for commercial use that could be repurposed into roofing tiles for affordable housing.
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 Powder addresses the issue of food waste by collecting nearly expired fruits, and freeze drying it into a powder with a long shelf life.
Plastic microbeads are polluting waterways, and legislatures around the US, as well as some companies making these additives, are responding.
The TIO toothbrush concept incorporates bioplastics with a replaceable head to create much less plastic waste than the traditional product.
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.
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.
The Green Hearts is a simple product that uses decades-old technology to keep fresh vegetables & fruits from spoiling quickly in the refrigerator.
As with other printing, 3D printing involves some failures. The Cruncher is a machine that recycles those failures into plastic pellets for future prints.
Smart commercial trash cans eliminate waste of energy, material, and labor needed to check & empty partially-full receptacles.