Building materials giant Holcim will recycle shoes and manufacturing waste into fuel for its cement plant based in Vietnam.
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Recycling glass has gotten so expensive that haulers have to pay recyclers to take the material. Is single-stream recycling to blame? This week’s Waste Biz.
Cleaning products maker SC Johnson demonstrates that words matter by choosing appropriate definitions for its zero waste facilities claims.
Can you see the potential in a pile of scrap? RAMP Sports needs your help upcycling a ton of waste material, which could win you new skis or snowboards.
By 2017, Chinese solar panel production will double its annual production of PV to 51,000 megawatts, or almost 70% of global output.
Clothing manufactures all over the world are making our favorite looks and styles; yet, many consumers aren’t aware or concerned with the unfair wages and unsafe working conditions for most of the international garment factory labor force.
Portable buildings are more environmentally sustainable at every stage of their construction and installation, all the way through to their day-to-day use.
The global demand for batteries is expected to grow exponentially over the next 20 years. We cannot make the conversion to clean energy without first acknowledging the need for energy storage and transfer (better batteries and a smarter grid). Despite the important role these parts play in green energy, the economic impact of this domestic […]
Starting a green business is tough enough… now imagine being a successful small producer of a product line and shifting to a environmentally-friendly model. Going back to the beginning on finding suppliers and manufacturers. Letting wholesale and retail customers know that you’re now selling a different kind of product. It’s a challenge many small-er businesses […]
Editor’s note: We all know shoes leave a footprint, but probably haven’t given much thought to the environmental footprint created by shoe manufacturing. Travis Brown, a student in Professor Simran Sethi’s Media and the Environment course at the University of Kansas, takes a look at the impact of what we put on our feet. This […]