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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.

Apple's iPhone Recycling Program Expands to Canada

March 11, 2014

Apple Store staff will determine value of phone on the spot.

Here's Where Your E-Waste Goes

March 6, 2014

German photographer Kevin McElvaney took a series of photos of the illegal dumping in Ghana's Agbogbloshie dump.

The Future of Rare Earth Recycling

March 3, 2014

Companies are scrambling to find ways to reuse costly rare earth elements.

Rare Earth Recycling Takes on New Luster

February 26, 2014

Rare earths are not just important for green technologies, but also in smartphones and other mobile gadgets.

Recycle Your Tetra Paks into Garden Benches

February 19, 2014

Residents at an apartment complex in India recycled more than 2,000 Tetra Pak cartons that became benches on the complex's grounds.

Alternate Daily Cover Could be CRT Glass Landfilling Solution

February 18, 2014

Stabilized, threaded CRT glass might soon be covering your local landfill.

What Happens to My Old Television When it is Recycled?

February 11, 2014

Those big, boxy televisions are obsolete in the U.S., but that does not mean they have disappeared.

In Developing World, a Push to Bring E-Waste Out of Shadows

February 6, 2014

A small but growing movement is seeking to provide informal collectors with incentives to sell e-waste to advanced recycling facilities.