recycling

Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Take a look at a new process from OnTo technologies that could potentially rejuvenate and reuse the batteries we rely on every day, cutting both the cost of recycling and one of the biggest components of electronics waste.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Take a look at a company that cleans up the environment while supporting fisherman in the developing world... by recycling carpets.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Journalism students at the University of Mississippi have taken a look around their campus and their community to find examples of everyday sustainability and green programs that are changing the way the university and its students live their... Read More
Fair Trade Recycling balances the concern about "externalizing" pollution to developing nations with the concept of the "tinkerer blessing", where reuse, repair and recycling is a way emerging markets do a better job of sustainability than we do.... Read More
Glendale Community College
Glendale Community College, home of the Glendale Gaucho, has been decreasing its carbon footprint with traditional and innovative initiatives since the early 1990’s.
American Public University System uses innovative building practices to combine adaptive reuse of historic buildings and new construction built to LEED Gold standards.
UNSW Australia
Taking by-products from the forestry industry to make particle boards that can be used in kitchens, bathrooms and decking around pools. Not only do they have great moisture resistance, they dramatically reduce the formaldehyde emissions associated... Read More
Exports of "e-Waste" to emerging nations have been criticized or made illegal in some cases, because of toxic and unfair processes documented in some countries. At the same time, repair and reuse of electronics is very high, and considered a very... Read More
A multi-university team from Washington, DC is competing in this year's Solar Decathlon and aiming for a very special end product - a house suitable as a healing home for a returning American veteran.
This week on Bloomberg West, Planet Forward explores the research of Illinois professor John Rogers and the fascinating world of transient electronics.

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