A new anaerobic digestion system will convert food that can’t be sold or donated into biogas to power a California distribution center.
In the simplest terms, urban mining is recycling. The broad definition is the reclaiming of compounds and elements from products, buildings.
The average lifespan of a cellphone in the U.S. is less than two years. What happens to all the discarded units?
Linoleum flooring lasts decades and can be safely composted or burned for energy at the end of its life.
Americans produce more than 50 million tons of e-waste, and 75% of that ends up in landfills.
Joule’s technology will allow it to expand its Sunflow product line, which uses solar energy to convert industrial waste CO2 into fuels.
Thames Water already spends $1.5 million a month clearing solidified grease and oil blockages in London’s sewers. Now, that grease can help generate electricity.
Despite years of concern in the U.S. and around the world, China still controls a monopoly on rare earth elements.
CEA and ISRI issue second-round challenge for reuse, recycling.
As investors focus their attention on new projects aimed at increasing rare earth supply, a growing number of manufacturers are choosing to channel their efforts and capital toward recycling rare earth elements.