One Very Bad Habit Is Fueling ...

Aug 30, 2019 by

It’s called “wishcycling,” and pretty much all of us do it.

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Here’s a handy guide to ...

Aug 27, 2019 by

How often do you wonder about what can go in the recycling bin and what cannot? The answer varies from municipality to municipality, as each has its own facilities for recovering waste materials and not all are the same.

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7 steps in the process of meta...

Aug 1, 2019 by

The metal recycling process is a very important and useful process. It has a major advantage over the other processes. The basic properties of metal do not change even after repeated recycling over and over again. It prevents the exploitation of energy and damage to the environment.

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Cleansing Plastic From Oceans:...

Jun 28, 2019 by

Shoji Kousaka always thought of Japan as a place where people knew how to dispose of their trash.

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Upcycled plastic bottles are u...

Jun 18, 2019 by

Innovative design start-up Six Miles Across London Limited (small.) has just unveiled an emergency shelter made almost entirely out of upcycled plastic bottles.

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‘Recycling Is Like a Band-Aid ...

Jun 14, 2019 by

What was most compelling to Hutton, however, was that Liboiron wasn’t just pondering changes to the scientific method on a theoretical level—she was living them.

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What’s Worrying the Plastics I...

Jun 7, 2019 by

This year’s Global Plastics Summit revealed an industry that sees big growth ahead but also serious challenges, from plastics in the ocean to climate impact.

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China’s Recycling Policy Is Ma...

Apr 2, 2019 by

“Just because it’s made of plastic doesn’t mean it can be recycled.”

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7 Unique Ways to Go Green in t...

Jan 30, 2019 by

There are a variety of ways to go green in the home, such as recycling, using less water, opting for plastic alternatives, and cutting down on energy use.

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China gets tough on US recycla...

Jan 10, 2019 by

Beijing’s 2018 crackdown on recyclables was widely decried as a disaster for global recycling. Facing rising recycling costs, cities like Sanford, Maine, have found innovative ways to respond.

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10 ideas for zero-waste gift w...

Dec 6, 2018 by

Wrapping beautiful presents for the holidays can create a lot of trash, thanks to all of the paper, bags, bows and ribbons.

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Everything you’ve been t...

Dec 2, 2018 by

Recycling is an easy cop-out for governments and large corporations, but the truth is that we have to take very different action if we want to stop irreversibly poisoning the planet

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Overwhelmed by climate change?...

Oct 12, 2018 by

From campaigning to installing insulation and solar panels, some practical steps you can take to help avoid climate breakdown.

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This Week in Tech: A Floating ...

Jul 20, 2018 by

[Translate] Technology Plus, new legislation that would require New York skyscrapers to have green roofs, a tiny house that could...

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Earth | Food | Life: Want to M...

Jul 20, 2018 by

[Translate] Greetings! Earlier this year, we initiated our launch of Earth | Food | Life, a project of the Independent Media...

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The Gift of Death

Oct 23, 2017 by

[Translate] Pathological consumption has become so normalised that we scarcely notice it. By George Monbiot, published in the...

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FOUR BIG TECH COMPANIES WITH I...

Aug 1, 2017 by

Large tech companies are making a positive impact on the industry and their customers in a number of ways.

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CHRISTMAS DIESEL: NESTE LAUNCH...

Dec 23, 2016 by

[Translate] Posted by Lauren Tyler NGT NEWS.COM Renewable fuels company Neste has launched a new holiday recycling campaign that...

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HOW TO FIGHT FOOD WASTE WITH F...

Dec 14, 2016 by

[Translate] Apeel Sciences uses what might otherwise be trash to make a second skin for fragile fruit and vegetable products. (Photo:...

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HOW CREATIVE REPURPOSING OF IN...

Dec 4, 2016 by

[Translate]   By Amanda Abrams, YES! Magazine | Report The cavernous Scrap Exchange in Durham, North Carolina, is a maker’s...

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TRIBAL GROUP STOPS DISASTROUS ...

Nov 30, 2016 by

[Translate] Environment A decades-long fight to protect one of the most ecologically sensitive and culturally important places in San...

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This U.S. City Is a Sustainabl...

Jun 4, 2016 by

[Translate] They have set out to reduce emissions by 80 percent. By Brian Holland, Juan Wei / Island Press  VIA ALTERNET LOCAL PEACE...

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Did You Know That Recycling Ca...

Mar 31, 2016 by

[Translate] Labor We need to raise pay and improve working conditions for recycling workers. By Gail Bateson, Barbara Rahke /...

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ARE WE USING LESS STUFF OR MAK...

Mar 11, 2016 by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Behavior We recently reported on the remarks of IKEA’s Chief Sustainability Officer Steve...

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COULD A NEW PLASTIC-EATING BAC...

Mar 10, 2016 by

[Translate] Scientists have discovered a species of bacteria capable of breaking down commonly used PET plastic but remain unsure of...

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HERE’S A REALISTIC PLAN ...

Mar 9, 2016 by

[Translate] By Nathanael Johnson  GRIST If you are unconvinced that food waste is a problem, then there are plenty of boggling stats...

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THE NEW GENERATION OF BUENOS A...

Feb 29, 2016 by

[Translate] THE GUARDIAN The cartoneros of Buenos Aires are finally cashing in on the city’s newfound love of recycling. But the...

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HERE’S HOW 180,00 TONS O...

Sep 5, 2015 by

[Translate] An anaerobic digester facility will help reduce the amount of refuse that’s piling up in garbage dumps in the New York...

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TO FIX OR REPLACE???

Aug 12, 2015 by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture let us be more ashamed of...

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NETHERLANDS COMPANY INTRODUCES...

Jul 23, 2015 by

[Translate] Climate by Katie ValentineCLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Courtesy VolkerWessels VolkerWessels’ concept for the...

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