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
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
We all use water bottles, but if you're not filling up a reusable every time you're creating a lot of waste. Disposable bottles are convenient, and convenience determines what gets used - the folks at True2o think they might be able to bridge the... Read More
Got an old cell phone sitting around? This week on Bloomberg West we featured EcoATM, a new technology that can give you cash for your phone, while keeping dangerous toxins out of landfills.
Many people think there’s not much you can do with an old mattress. In Minnesota, local governments are collecting old mattresses and recycling and reusing some of the materials in an effort to keep the mattresses from clogging up landfills!