News tagged with recycling

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 ...

Mar 06, 2012 not rated yet 0

'Perfect plastic' created

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of Leeds and Durham University have solved a long-standing problem that could revolutionize the way new plastics are developed.

Sep 29, 2011 4.6 / 5 (24) 10 | with audio podcast

Recycling water in space

During the last space shuttle flight, astronauts will test a new method for recycling 'used' water. Water is essential for life, and having access to water beyond Earth will be a major obstacle for future ...

Jun 20, 2011 5 / 5 (7) 0 | with audio podcast