This Japanese town will produce absolutely zero waste by 2020

December 11, 2015 by  
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The small Japanese town of Kamikatsu has a mission to become the country’s first zero waste city by 2020, and they are already well on their way. Residents meticulously separate their recyclables into 34 different bins, which makes me feel guilty for complaining about the 3 bins at my own city’s collection site. So far, only 20 percent of the city’s trash makes it to landfills while the other 80 percent is responsibly recycled – a far cry from the old tradition of burning their refuse. Read the rest of This Japanese town will produce absolutely zero waste by 2020

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Scientists Look to Cockroaches as Biomimicry Solution for Super Powered Running Robots

December 29, 2009 by  
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Photo via rockyjvec It’s generally agreed that cockroaches are a feat of evolution, and they certainly move incredibly well on their six legs. Which is why researchers at Oregon State University are using them as a source of inspiration for the world’s first legged robot to be able to run easily over rough terrain

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Cool Green Walls and Balconies on the New Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Photos)

December 29, 2009 by  
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Photos: Emilio Ambasz (architect). This is what the Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art could look like in one year and a half time, when the restoration and extension works that are taking place in the building finish

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Shipping Container Sandwich Shop Going Up With The Freedom Tower

December 29, 2009 by  
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Gothamist It is a long slow ride to get to the top of a 1776 foot high tower, and construction workers do not get long lunches.

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