New program makes sure e-waste is recycled right
More companies and recyclers are taking steps to ensure that old electronic devices such as TVs and computers aren't dumped in poor countries.
Scientists Make Ink Disappear, Make Paper Reusable
'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.
No-battery lantern uses water and salt for light
Japan's mobile phone marvels go back to the future
In the Japan of 2020 a stressed-out salaryman may unwind from his hectic futuristic lifestyle by time-travelling back a few centuries and taking a virtual stroll through medieval Tokyo.
Israel conference: Cavemen discovered recycling
If you thought recycling was just a modern phenomenon championed by environmentalists and concerned urbanites—think again.
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.
Finnish robotics firm develops trash recycling robot
Transforming waste plastic into an alternative fuel
(PhysOrg.com) -- Northeastern engineering students and faculty researcher collaborate on prototype of apparatus that could drive electric power plants without fossil fuels.
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.
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 ...
Corky, The Little Brown Mouse That's 100 Percent Green
Recycling everything the key to saving the planet: book
Recycling all the materials we use is the key to saving the Earth and humans from an apocalyptic future, according to a major new book by scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA).