Fujitsu develops industry's first system for recycling CDs and DVDs into notebook PCs
Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Laboratories Limited today announced the development of the PC industry's first recycling system that collects used CDs and DVDs at Fujitsu Group recycling centers and reuses the ...
Chinese factories shut amid lead poisoning fears
Twelve factories in eastern China were closed down after children living nearby were found to have high levels of lead in their blood, state press reported Monday.
Nuclear fuel recycling could offer plentiful energy (w/ Video)
Imagine the mess if we mined one ton of coal, burned five percent of it for energy, and then threw away the rest.
China creates model for sustainable urban living
At first glance, Tianjin Eco-City looks much like any other upscale Chinese urban development, with its rows of identical apartment blocks, wide roads and manicured verges.
Maine garbage study shows 60 percent of trash could be diverted
A recently updated 2011 study by the University of Maine School of Economics that sorted and assessed the contents of trash in a representative sample of 17 Maine communities concludes that as much as 60 percent ...
Voluntary groups can promote pro-environmental practice at small scale
New research by the University of Southampton has examined the role of voluntary organisations in promoting pro-environmental behaviour change. It points to evidence of success around small-scale, local initiatives, but questions ...
Recycled, reusable storm drain filter
(Phys.org) -- A team of students from the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering won the top prize at an international environmental design competition this month for a reusable ...
Honda will recycle rare-earth metals from batteries
Direct drinking water recycling could prevent floods
The use of a more streamlined process to recycle wastewater could have saved Brisbane from severe flooding in 2011 and mitigated recent flood risks in New South Wales, a leading water expert says.
Do we need a third wheelie bin for fast fashion cast-offs?
As the pile of clothes sent to landfill sites mounts up, Queensland University of Technology marketing researchers have studied the ways in which people can have a wardrobe clean-out without hurting the environment.
Study suggests why some animals live longer
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at the University of Liverpool have developed a new method to detect proteins associated with longevity, which helps further our understanding into why some animals live longer ...
Roadway with recycled toilets is world's first official 'Greenroad'
Greenroads, a rating system developed at the University of Washington to promote sustainable roadway construction, awarded its first official certification to a Bellingham project that incorporates porcelain ...
Preventing contamination in recycling
Aluminum has long been the poster child of recycling. About half of all aluminum used in the United States is now recycled, and this recycling has clear and dramatic benefits: Pound for pound, it takes anywhere ...
Mobile industry eyes savings by recycling
More than a billion mobile phones are made every year but fewer than one percent are recycled, experts say, noting that billions of dollars could be saved if consumers go green.