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.
Sponsored research gauges attitudes and actions of urban Americans when it comes to environmentally-friendly behavior
April 16, 2010 1:49pm |
Major League Baseball develops new app to collect and share environmental, operations best practices across stadium
April 16, 2010 4:21am |
From speed dating with like-minded environmentalists to taking part in traditional community cleanups, here are 25 fun ways to commemorate Earth Day all week long.
April 16, 2010 4:00am |
GM says it's learning firsthand what it takes to scale up a supply chain to global levels as it prepares to launch the Chevy Volt.
2 | April 13, 2010 9:42am |
Hydropower in the Pacific Northwest will help create BMW's future electric car series.
April 9, 2010 11:10am |
Technology giant continues to make strides in closed-loop product design, replacement of hazardous materials and supply chain accountability
April 9, 2010 9:50am |
Ford apparently first automaker to join Water Disclosure Project, which aims to create framework for reporting and best practices
1 | April 7, 2010 4:36pm |
In Earth Inc., Gregory Unruh says companies can become more sustainable by applying biosphere rules to their operations.
April 2, 2010 5:00am |
Study examines which industry sectors use the most water -- and the ways they use the resource.
7 | April 2, 2010 3:59am |
Wins were hard to come by for the Washington Nationals last season (59-103), but their LEED-certified ballpark--getting greener every year--is a model for the league.
1 | March 29, 2010 4:00am |
With Wal-Mart pushing sustainability, industry sales could top $1 billion within five years.
March 26, 2010 11:14am |
A hair conditioner chemical may help coal-fired power plants economically scrub carbon dioxide from their smokestacks. Fewer tangles for carbon caps?
March 26, 2010 9:44am |
We are drowning in discarded electronics, but disposing of them properly remains costly and piecemeal. Are Washington State's aggressive e-cycling program and Maine's just-passed Consumer Products...
March 25, 2010 8:39am |
A cheaper electric car will come as the result of high-volume manufacturing of lithium-ion batteries, not a new technology, according to a new report.
9 | March 23, 2010 7:00am |
Earth911's 2009 Annual Recycling Report shows that as it gets easier to recycle, more Americans are searching for places to recycle household items.
6 | March 19, 2010 4:00am |
AT&T introduces a cellular phone charger that won't suck up electricity when left in the plug.
3 | March 18, 2010 1:43pm |
Think you can design a better disposable coffee cup? In the Starbucks-sponsored Betacup Challenge, $20,000 awaits those who think they have the winning idea.
3 | March 17, 2010 11:25am |
Integrating disparate enterprise applications will be core to a central understanding of progress.
March 15, 2010 8:01am |
Summit can make legs that not only attach correctly, reducing a wearer's pain, but that match the remaining limbs in appearance. They can be made dishwasher safe, and produced from recycleable...
1 | March 11, 2010 8:36am |
IBM and Stanford University this week will outline a green chemistry breakthrough that may lead to biodegradable and biocompatible plastics.
March 8, 2010 9:01pm |