Articles

The Geography of the Global Electronic Waste Burden

July 24, 2014

Nearly a quarter of e-waste that developed countries discard floods into seven developing countries.

How to Recycle Bricks

July 3, 2014

Bricks are a heavy and bulky landfill material, so reuse them whenever possible.

Kenyan Entrepreneur Turns E-Waste to Jewellery

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.

Now, a Process to Recover Gold from E-Waste

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.

How to Recycle Televisions

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.

China: Recycled Concrete Houses 3D-Printed in 24 Hours

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.

Israel Boasts a Beautiful Park Carved from Trash

May 5, 2014

The recently opened Ariel Sharon Park is almost 2,000 acres of reclaimed land, located in Israel’s most populous region, Gush Dan.

Why Rare Earth Recycling is Rare and What We Can Do About It

April 30, 2014

As they are integral parts of products with skyrocketing demand, rare earth metals face soaring demand, too.

How to Recycle Wood

April 8, 2014

The key to recycling wood is learning how to differentiate between the different types of wood products so you can recycle those that are able to be recycled.

Rare Earth Metals: Tech Manufacturers Must Think Again, and So Must Users

March 26, 2014

As the raw materials become scarcer, and China tightens its grip on trade, we need to break our IT upgrade habit.

Inside Levi's Water Recycling Strategy

March 20, 2014

As scarcity concerns mount, Levi's is piloting ways to reduce water used in its jeans-finishing operation by encouraging contract facilities to recycle wastewater.

E-Waste Blues

March 17, 2014

Obsolete gadgetry can pile up, contributing to pollution.