Department of Defense Seeks Biodegradable Bullets

January 9, 2017 by  
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Calling all engineers: The Department of Defense is on the lookout for a new bullet that will sprout seeds, instead of waste, after it’s shot. In a call for proposals, the DoD says that the U.S. Army uses “hundreds of thousands of…

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Apple’s New Headphones Aren’t So Eco-Friendly

January 6, 2017 by  
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As electronics take over every part of our lives, the need for easy-to-recycle gadgets becomes more important. If an electronic device is too difficult to recycle, odds are it won’t be. It’s the responsibility of manufacturers to make this a…

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3 Reasons Why You Should Try Home Automation

December 15, 2016 by  
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As new technology makes the world smarter, our homes are being transformed by gadgets and fully integrated home automation systems designed to optimize our domestic lives. And yet even now when most of us are familiar with the Nest thermostat and…

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This Holiday Season, Your Outdated Laptop Could Change Lives

December 14, 2016 by  
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Keeping up with the latest in electronics is exhausting — not to mention expensive — and a lot of communities are left without resources to obtain what some might consider essential technology, such as computers. Meanwhile, consumers are rushing to…

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How Games Can Make Sustainability Fun

November 22, 2016 by  
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Even though most humans are innately driven to protect the planet, they’re likely to dig in their heels and refuse when outside forces attempt to bully them into action. That’s why the long-established method of shaming people into changing their…

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Smartphone Recall: Will Samsung Consider the Earth?

November 10, 2016 by  
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Keep your seat back in the upright position, put your tray table up, switch all electronics to airplane mode, and turn off your Samsung Galaxy Note 7. This is the new script for airline workers now that the recently launched smartphone has been…

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We Could Power America with Relatively Few Solar Panels, So Why Aren’t We?

November 4, 2016 by  
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I recently saw an article going around about how much land we would need to power our country with solar energy, and I was blown away — to say it’s a small amount is selling it short. According to Elon Musk, we only need a couple of counties in…

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What’s Blocking CRT Recycling?

October 27, 2016 by  
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Cathode-ray tubes, found primarily in old televisions and computer monitors stashed in people’s homes, are complicated to recycle — and there are fewer and fewer places doing it. Why? Each CRT contains several pounds of leaded glass, which requires…

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5 Top Tips for Recycling Old Technology

October 10, 2016 by  
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Sometimes it seems that the only thing harder to get rid of than old electronics is old couches. Television sets, desktop computers, monitors, printers, tablets and even old smartphones have a tendency to hang around, even after their usefulness…

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Donate A Computer And Help Students

August 29, 2016 by  
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As students are heading back to school, now is one of the prime times of year to think about upgrading old technology. Whether you’re getting a new phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer for your favorite scholar, chances are you’ll be left…

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