Donald Thomson spent five years designing a water bottle for commercial use that could be repurposed into roofing tiles for affordable housing.
An awful lot of US food-grade plastic still doesn’t get recycled; Lifecycle Plastics believes its sorting technology can change that, and create jobs.
British company Knowaste has developed technology to reclaim plastic and fiber from dirty diapers and other absorbent hygiene products.
Rutgers University finds that the Garden State tosses over 4 million tons of biomass that it could recycle into energy, heat, and/or transportation fuel.
If plastic to fuel recycling can happen on-site, eliminating transportation needs, does that make this a greener process than traditional recycling?
Seattle’s Impact Bioenergy has created the HORSE, a portable organic waste to energy plant, for on-site recycling of food waste into energy and fertilizer.
North Carolina’s Bio-Adhesive Alliance may have found a good use for the billions of pounds of pig poop we produce each year.
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.
Waste pickers collect recycable trash to feed themselves. Plastics for Change has developed a mobile technology giving them access to pricing information.
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 [ … ]
Andrew Simpson’s Junk Press concept gives consumers the means to turn junk mail into sturdy paper plates and bowls.