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 idea how many of these products end up in the landfill each year, I do know that neoprene can’t be recycled through conventional means (i.e., […]
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The founders of Regrained saw opportunity in spent beer grains, and are now raising funds to take their small business to the next level.
A new study from United Nations University explores the economic value of human poop, and the wealth potential of making use of it in the developing world.
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.
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.
Waste pickers collect recycable trash to feed themselves. Plastics for Change has developed a mobile technology giving them access to pricing information.
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.
Entrepreneur George Arbogust wants to open a market and gallery in Norfolk, Virginia’s Arts District dedicated to architectural salvage and upcycled works.
The TIO toothbrush concept incorporates bioplastics with a replaceable head to create much less plastic waste than the traditional product.
Important Media is raising funds to create the web’s best green jobs site. Contributors can buy books, games, ads, or just a good feeling.
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.
The Green Divas are at it again: raising $50,000 to launch their global digital radio network, and take over the world (or something like it).