recycling

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.
UNSW Australia
UNSW PhD candidate Andrea Wechsler takes 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... Read More
From lighter consumer products to car parts, recycled coconut shells are finding new life.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Most of us recycle bottles, cans, paper - the basics - but how many of us take the time to rebuild, repurpose and recycle the technology in our lives? The people of HacDC live that lifestyle every day.
In today’s society, a new and innovative way to reduce the buildup of waste caused from construction is to use shipping containers within architecture. Rather than using new materials, virtually any structure, such as homes, dormitories, offices,... Read More
Deutsche Welle
Brazil is a solar energy pioneer in Latin America. The country's biggest photovoltaic facility is a unique one: it generates 600 MWh, but unlike other solar plants, it's located on top of the Estádio de Pituaçu, a football stadium in Salvador de... Read More

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