November 11, 2014
Every cell phone contains trace amounts of gold, which means a global battle for gold reclamation is already underway.
November 5, 2014
E-waste is the fastest-growing waste stream across the globe, and tablets are quickly becoming a major culprit.
October 23, 2014
When China began restricting exports in 2010, rare earth prices soared. But just two years later, prices were falling back down again. Doom had subsided.
October 9, 2014
Most of us discard electronics items within three years of purchase, and that timespan is only getting smaller.
September 30, 2014
On the edge of the East African Rift Valley lies one of the largest and highest-grade rare earth deposits in the world.
September 26, 2014
An investigation into the toxic trail of illegal e-waste that is ushered from the first to the third world.
August 19, 2014
The North Face plans to convert to 100% recycled polyester in 18 months by utilizing massive amounts of plastic bottles.
August 5, 2014
Doing that would keep 123 million tons of greenhouse gas emissions from entering the atmosphere each year.