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.
July 24, 2014
Nearly a quarter of e-waste that developed countries discard floods into seven developing countries.
July 3, 2014
Bricks are a heavy and bulky landfill material, so reuse them whenever possible.
June 12, 2014
Mativo and Mumo collect electronic waste like old computers, mobile phones and fridges, and turn them into pieces of art – like earrings, necklaces and shoes.
May 21, 2014
In order to meet the increasing demands and conserve resources, it is necessary to recycle and develop e-waste as an alternate source of these metals.
May 18, 2014
A lot of old TVs end up in landfills, but they can be recycled if you get them into the hands of the right vendor.
May 6, 2014
Each house is eco-friendly and constructed from 3D-printed building blocks made from layers of recycled construction waste and glass fibre and mixed with cement.