Scientists at North Carolina A&T University have developed some new ways to store and reuse coal as interior and exterior building materials.
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Recovering wasted phosphorus is the subject of a new Chicago-based electronic art exhibit that’s available on your smart phone or tablet.
Replacing a roof creates a lot of waste; a shingle recycling program from Owens Corning provides an alternative to the landfill for this material.
Teenager Ben DeBlois turned his concern about water bottle pollution into a company. Pinecone Products focuses on water quality products.
Cutting-edge recycling companies in China have a hard time getting materials like plastic water bottles because of rogue operations throughout the country.
Cleaning up wastewater from coffee processing not only prevents water pollution, but also creates biogas that would otherwise be emitted as methane.
More than 20 million Americans live in communities with plastic bag bans or fees, including Los Angeles, the latest to institute such a ban on large retailers.
From mass producing ‘closed-loop’ garments to coloring t-shirts with waterless dyes, technological advancements are helping the sustainable fashion industry evolve into a powerhouse. Innovators are coming up with ingenious ways to create ethically-made garments without harming workers, shoppers or the environment. The blogosphere was particularly abuzz last month following popular musician and designer Pharrell Williams’ […]
On Tuesday, the Center for Media and Democracy released a new short film that sets out to debunk the many false claims — the films calls them “pipeLIES” — used by promoters of the Keystone XL pipeline. These industry…;
Water’s the source of all life, and yet it also kills tens of millions of people each year. More specifically, water contamination leads to disease and death, especially of children, throughout the developing world. Yet the technology for cleaning water is generally affordable and available; people affected by water contamination just have to learn about the practices and tools they need to protect their communities.
Does your location play into your likelihood of developing cancer? This infographic shows where cancer tends to “cluster” in the United States.
Born from a supermarket in a seemingly suburban setting, an anonymous plastic bag embarks on an all too human and all too existential struggle for meaning and significance… really!
The Economics of Pollution: How is Government Policy to Reduce Carbon Emissions Actually Created? [Infographic]
You no longer need to ask an economist! Read this beginner’s guide to environmental economics.