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.
Aviation and health care are notorious for waste, but they canâ€™t trash the fact that recycling will save them millions.
7 | February 25, 2010 4:00am |
From coral reef fisheries and food allergies to the science of superheroes, an annual meeting of scientists covers all the bases.
2 | February 23, 2010 4:00am |
New device stores wasted energy and converts it to power -- cutting the energy penalty for amputees nearly in half.
2 | February 23, 2010 3:59am |
TD Bank, which operates mostly in the northeast United States, announced on Thursday that it's the largest American bank to go carbon neutral and unveiled a new "green" design for future branches.
4 | February 22, 2010 7:48am |
The federal government stopped. The mail service stopped. But for Washington's double-header snowstorms this month, the meteorologists got it right.
2 | February 19, 2010 4:00am |
As a bibliophile, Arcadia Publishing's move to accelerate adoption of environmentally responsible paper is a great sign. Now, if we could get the bookstores to take notice.
3 | February 9, 2010 1:09pm |
Drill-free cavities; rewritable printing; carbon credits hacked; hospital of the future; lithium-ion battery life.
1 | February 5, 2010 1:29pm |
Data center efficiency has gone from being controversial to being mom-and-apple-pie obvious in just a few years.
5 | February 4, 2010 9:37am |
The federal government is planning to cultivate a vertical urban garden on the side of an 18-story building in downtown Portland, Ore.
4 | February 3, 2010 9:07am |
When your business is recycling, it makes sense to be as green as you can about your own internal business processes.
February 2, 2010 1:31pm |
Battery technology is undergoing unprecedented change. The change is so rapid that innovations can't get into mass production before another innovation promising even more takes its place in the...
12 | February 2, 2010 12:26pm |
The company's queen bee of sustainability talks about reducing environmental footprints through innovative packaging and dumpster dives.
January 27, 2010 4:00am |
Waste Management invests in emerging organic waste management technology company, Harvest Power.
1 | January 26, 2010 10:56am |
A new graduate program challenges students to think about urban environmental issues, such as city buses crawling (and polluting) down Manhattan avenues.
4 | January 19, 2010 4:00am |
Can student performance improve with the environment? Studies have shown that the educational environment can enable students to perform up to two grades better. Mark Miller, founder of Project...
5 | January 11, 2010 4:49pm
Rubber recycler Magnum strikes gold with deal to clean-up one of the largest tire landfills in the world.
11 | January 5, 2010 3:08am |
British researchers have created a Formula 3 race car made out of the stuff commonly found in your compost bin.
2 | January 5, 2010 2:28am |
Consumers' green-leaning attitudes for 2010: More than three-quarters looking to buy from socially responsible businesses
Take heed: A new survey shows that your potential customers want to buy greener in 2010.
January 1, 2010 5:46am |
Global research firm RISC international recently completed their annual, â€œScan of Consumer Evolutions and New Trendsâ€�. This global look at consumer behavior and trends lead to the coining of a...
December 30, 2009 3:00am |
Robert Von Goeben and with his partner Laurie Hyman run a San Francisco based startup, Green Toys, that produces traditional childhood fare made from recycled milk bottles and other eco-friendly...
2 | December 23, 2009 3:00am |