How 5G Technology Will Power a Greener Future

May 15, 2017 by  
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It is becoming increasingly clear that the conservation and protection of our natural resources is the key to a prosperous future for us all — not just the current generation, but future generations as well. Distributing and managing these natural…

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How Old Bottles Are Recycled into Clothing

May 12, 2017 by  
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In 2016, approximately 400,000 graduates across the U.S. wore gowns made from recycled PET bottles. How many used plastic bottles did that take, you ask? About 10.8 million. The first clothing made from recycled PET bottles hit the shelves in 1993….

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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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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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Tesla’s New Solar Roof Is Pretty, But Is It Practical?

November 7, 2016 by  
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Last week, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors spoke before a crowd at the set of the TV show Desperate Housewives. “The interesting thing is that the houses you see around you are all solar houses,” said Musk. “Did you notice?” This news shocked the…

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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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Video: Inside Electronics Recycling

October 28, 2015 by  
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If you’re reading this post, you have at least one electronics gadget in sight. Chances are there are a couple of others nearby, which is just a small portion of how many you come into contact with on a daily basis. Unfortunately, these gadgets…

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A Year In Shingle Recycling

August 31, 2015 by  
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When getting ready to replace a roof, many people don’t know that the shingles can be recycled — and turned into new products like roads. Up to 10 million shingles are torn off homes and buildings every year. Most are land-filled, but it doesn’t…

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Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Diverts 99.8 Percent of Waste

March 6, 2014 by  
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This California brewery has diverted more than 51,000 tons of waste from local landfills and recently earned a platinum seal of approval from the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council.

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‘Shower of the Future’ Recycles, Cleans Water

January 2, 2014 by  
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Dubbed the “Shower of the Future,” Orbital’s OrbSys Shower reduces water usage by 90 percent, saves 80 percent in energy and dispenses water that is cleaner than your average tap.

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