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.
The process also removes CO2. But you should see what you have to do make it all work.
27 | October 19, 2012 4:26am |
Which cities rank highest when it comes to energy efficiency, carbon emissions, water usage, and recycling?
5 | October 18, 2012 3:05am |
Think gold mining, think rivers or inside the depths of mountains. But what about the mountains we create and discard?
October 16, 2012 11:32am |
If you can't beat 'em, innovate!
1 | October 12, 2012 5:37am |
PARIS -- Unique Bordeaux boutique, W.A.N., takes a creative approach to design by applying the slow movement to art objects and recycling.
October 12, 2012 3:00am |
Have you ever wondered what emissions company plants are producing in your locale, and which countries are making an effort to keep pollution minimal?
17 | October 11, 2012 2:12am |
MEXICO CITY -- A World Bank report calls out Mexico on the size of its informal market. Can labor reform draw businesses into the formal economy?
6 | October 10, 2012 3:00am |
Jason Reed left a job in finance to make T-shirts. Now his Los Angeles-based brand can't fill orders fast enough.
5 | October 9, 2012 6:19am |
In space, blood and bodily fluids can't be contained during a surgery, so for medical emergencies, astronauts must be evacuated to Earth. A new tool could make astro-surgery possible.
6 | October 7, 2012 1:07pm |
PARIS -- Fashion show highlights innovative designs and ethical practices as the new chic for the fashion industry.
2 | September 14, 2012 3:00am |
The iPhone 5's "Lightening port" power and data connector will require Apple-devoted hordes to buy adapters, at best, or replace accessories such as speakers, at worst.
10 | September 14, 2012 3:00am |
A Michigan city is turning to smarter trash collection.
September 12, 2012 3:05am |
Will coffee brand Lavazza's cookie cup arrive in North America, or will America's obsession with fitness trump concerns about the environment?
2 | September 11, 2012 9:07am |
A waste product made from biofuels has been recycled to power fuel cells.
September 10, 2012 8:17am |
Take that, carbon fiber! Get lost, titanium! Steel's the future, as VW kicks out the equivalent of star quarterback Tom Brady from its popular, improved mileage Golf.
14 | September 7, 2012 4:29am |
A team at Intel's Chandler plant is improving its recycling rate by turning plastic reels into pencil boxes for local school systems.
September 6, 2012 2:21pm |
An inexpensive and easy to use product keeps fruits and vegetables fresh for up to three weeks.
9 | September 4, 2012 2:45pm |
When it comes to environmental protection, Jody Xiong thinks big and beautiful.
5 | August 29, 2012 6:58am |
It's been a long slog, but Sapphire Energy's algae-to-oil project is up and running and has completed its first successful harvest.
5 | August 28, 2012 12:25pm |
Aviation adventurer Jeremy Rowsell will take recycling to new heights when he flies a single engine plane 10,000 miles fueled by melted plastic. Now you know how to use your empty margarine tubs.
5 | August 27, 2012 5:27am |