In Just 2 Years, Lithuania Steals The Crown For Best European Recycler By Using an Innovative Return Program
Lithuania has implemented a deposit-return scheme encouraging consumers to recycle food and drink containers—and 92% of all containers have been returned.
Old Electric Vehicle Batteries Can Be Recycled into New Sources of Energy –Even Used to Power 7-11 Stores
Prius will reuse EV batteries in 7-11 stores; and recycling minerals in electric car batteries can provide many raw materials needed to run our world.
Most recycling programs accept plastics labelled 1 through 7, but in the vast majority of cases, only #1 (PET) and #2 (HDPE) actually get recycled, a new report via Greenpeace has found. Examples of those types of “good” plastics include…
Apple and Pear Cores Turned Into Chemical-Free Sweetener as an Alternative to Artificial Sweeteners and Sugar
Dutch scientists are creating a chemical-free, calorie-free sweetener made from apple and pear waste to replace sugar and artificial sweeteners.
More than 200 unwanted mink, fox, and rabbit fur coats have been handed out to Afghani families living in poverty in the capital city of Kabul.
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SirPlus, a Berlin supermarket, specializes in selling ugly, misshapen produce and mislabeled food products to consumers at 80% of its original price.
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Israeli startup UBQ has created a revolutionary new method for recycling plastic and biological household waste into sustainable thermoplastic.
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UK researchers have developed a new method that could allow plant-based plastic to be endlessly recycled, rather than rotting in a landfill.
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Rather than allowing restaurant cooking oil to clog up sewage lines, scientists have found that the oil is an ideal candidate for 3D-printing resins.
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Not only is the speedy process surprisingly inexpensive, it could save thousands of pounds of CO2 from entering the atmosphere.
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