The idea undoubtedly seemed strange at first: take the plastic water bottles that litter Nigeria's roads, canals and gutters and allow people to live inside them.
A team of Japanese scientists has found a species of bacteria that eats the type of plastic found in most disposable water bottles.
Bottled water sold in Spain is practically free of constituents given off by plastic packaging or glass bottle lids. They are only detected in some cases, albeit in quantities much lower than limits found harmful for health. ...
Filipino entrepreneur Illac Diaz is aiming to help a million poor people in a year, and with the help of some plastic bottles and a clever social media campaign may do even better.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Stanford University researchers have developed a synthetic wood substitute that may one day save trees, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and shrink landfills.
Recycling entrepreneur Tom Szaky is stubbing out the world's cigarette problem—one butt at a time.
Water, water everywhere—just not in plastic bottles, says a town in the US state of Massachusetts.