A small Japanese town is well on its way to zero waste. But does the model its chosen, heavily focused on recycling, stand a chance of being replicated?
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3D Brooklyn wanted to use waste plastic to print 3D items. By partnering with Terracycle, they came across a good answer: post-industrial potato chip bags.
Chinese performance artist Brother Nut spent 100 days vacuuming up Beijing smog to create a brick that could be used for building.
The first Green Festival in Portland, Oregon will handle wastes by using tried & true methods, plus inspiration from its very sustainable host city.
Want to save energy, materials, water, and money? Create a more sustainable workplace by implementing some of these ideas.
Donald Thomson spent five years designing a water bottle for commercial use that could be repurposed into roofing tiles for affordable housing.
A new paper argues that industrial waste from steel and aluminum production and coal burning could be used to sequester atmospheric carbon.
Gainesville, Florida’s The Repurpose Project takes materials that other thrift stores won’t in order to keep them out of landfills.
Ford Motor company is studying lizards to figure out how to make some of its materials more recyclable. Plus, a hip-hop sneaker restorer…
Coffee pods aren’t designed for recycling, but can you reuse K-Cups? Yes: with a little ingenuity, there are all sorts of way to make use of this waste.
Google Science Fair Community Impact Award winner Lalita Praside Sripada Srisai developed waste water treatment technology with waste corn cobs.
Got a tin can laying around? Then you’ve got the basic materials needed for a hobo stove, a portable cookstove made from cast-off materials.
South African artist Mbongeni Buthelezi has developed a method to recycle plastic waste into “paint” for his own unique method of expression.