The First Lego League is challenging teams of kids from around the world to figure out techie solutions to waste with its year-long Trash Trek event.
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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.
Melitta USA has rolled out recyclable single-serve coffee pods, but if they don’t work with recycling infrastructure, they’ll still end up in the trash.
A new report from the Aluminum Association argues that aluminum cans are the most sustainable beverage container.
Copenhagen, Denmark wants to get its bottle deposit return rates up, so it’s trying to help out the homeless with a trash can designed for their dignity.
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.
Entrepreneur George Arbogust wants to open a market and gallery in Norfolk, Virginia’s Arts District dedicated to architectural salvage and upcycled works.
Off the coast of Cancun, Mexico, architect Richart Sowa has figured out how to recycle plastic bottles and other cast-offs into his own private island.
Food waste in India and Pakistan is greater than you might expect, and new organization Robin Hood Army moves edible food from restaurants to hungry people.
Australian social enterprise Substation33 addresses electronic waste recycling by training disadvantaged people in proper disassembly and processing.
Companies like Terracycle and As You Sow are creating solutions for recycling juice pouches, which have become a major waste stream.
The current California drought may be changing attitudes towards water reuse… even the recycling of sewage wastewater into drinking water.