recycling

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
Offering financial incentives to students living in on-campus housing for reduction in overall utility use.
Medical Waste is accumulated extremely quickly due to the fact that most medical supplies are used only once to ensure patient safety. While this practice may safeguard individuals, the ramifications for the environment are less than desirable.... Read More
The increase in grocery Cooperatives is drawing customers away from large grocery chains. But why are they becoming so popular? See how cooperatives are supporting local organic products, bringing communities together and spreading environmental... Read More
Ole Miss student Lindsay Fox discovers how one big food company is trimming the fat off its wasteful processes.
During the 2011 football season, more than 435 tons of waste were collected after game days at the University of Mississippi. Through recycling efforts made by the school and students since then, more and more of game day waste is being recycled.... Read More
Deutsche Welle
Old tires, glass bottles and plastics might be considered useless in some parts of the world, but in others, they're valuable building materials. An NGO in Guatemala inspires volunteers to build sustainable, green homes, and even pay for them! The... Read More

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