Recycling is the processing of used materials into new products. The process helps preserve useful materials and, by extension, reduces the consumption of fresh raw materials. In turn, recycling helps reduce energy usage, air pollution, water pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.
And you thought your apartment was small.
10 | May 22, 2013 3:10am |
The Take's C.C. Sullivan wonders why designers, architects and artists think that recycling is automatically an aesthetic success. It takes a bit more than just reusing old stuff to create good...
3 | May 22, 2013 3:00am |
And why it's hurting the recycling industry.
54 | May 10, 2013 6:15am |
A new generation of architecture students is marshalling their brains and muscle behind projects that make a real-world difference for the disadvantaged, disabled or displaced.
1 | May 8, 2013 3:00am |
She bakes bioplastics, creates magnetic paint and says we can experiment with these smart materials, too.
May 6, 2013 3:00am |
BERLIN -- Specialists preserving the German capital's complex past and present say construction groups could save time and money by opting for second-hand materials.
5 | May 2, 2013 3:00am |
PARIS -- An upcoming exhibit on Chanel No.5 explains how this particular perfume became such a global icon.
April 26, 2013 3:00am |
Venture capitalists continued to put money into software and media ventures, but have backed away from clean technology and life sciences in the first quarter of 2013.
April 22, 2013 7:22am |
Would we then be able to feed the whole world? Maybe. Scientists have found a way to turn indigestible cellulose into starch.
33 | April 18, 2013 5:23pm |
"Don't store it. More it." It's worth billions.
6 | April 16, 2013 3:52am |
BARCELONA -- Part 1 in a two-part series: France and Spain are set to lead the world's biggest, 18-billion-euro physics experiment. What could go wrong?
13 | March 28, 2013 1:44am |
A Tokyo company plans to burn nuclear "waste" in a thorium molten salt reactor for a meltdown-proof return to nuclear power in the country that has all but shut it down.
5 | March 26, 2013 3:58am |
Think solar energy is clean? Researchers want to make it cleaner.
2 | March 25, 2013 1:34pm |
With his unique approach to handling electronic waste, the serial entrepreneur is proving that environmentalism and capitalism don't need to be at odds.
1 | March 14, 2013 3:00am |
From software that can take a juice bottle from sketch to virtual store shelf in hours to innovations that make frozen dinners safer and more sustainable, food packaging design is entering a new era.
12 | March 12, 2013 3:00am |
One of the proposed solutions involves using astronaut waste as a radiation shield.
5 | March 6, 2013 3:28pm |
The solution to expensive 3D printing could be in your refrigerator right now.
3 | March 6, 2013 4:31am |
MELBOURNE -- Drink a beer, it's good for the world. That's the proposition being put forward by Australia's first non-profit bar.
1 | March 6, 2013 1:50am |
The shale boom has created thousands of jobs in oil and rich regions in the United States. It's also created housing shortages for workers and families living in these areas.
4 | March 4, 2013 12:53pm |
An MIT professor recently unveiled an advanced 3D printing process that allows objects to assemble themselves.
7 | March 1, 2013 3:47am |