Category: Recycling & Waste Mgmt.


Cyclone Power Technologies, a Pompano Beach, Florida company, focuses on solving our dependence on fossil fuels with its heat regenerative external combustion engines. In a recent press release Cyclone announced that it has received a patent in


The Atlanta Google data center is utilizing a “sidestream” treatment plant that uses grey water rather than potable water for cooling. Originally built in 1997, the Google data center uses an innovative evaporative cooling process which is 50 percent more Read more…


A U.S. startup company says it has developed a technology to convert plastic waste into a highly refined, low-sulphur oil, an innovation company officials say could provide a domestic source of fuel and keep untold amounts of plastic out of Read more…


Africa, typically a dumping ground for electronic waste from other nations, could produce more e-waste than the European Union by 2017, experts say. Across Africa, a combination of population growth and increased access to mobile phones and other technology will Read more…


How Waste = Food Imagine if we could create a super-efficient world where there was no waste… Actually, there’s no need to imagine it: nature is already ahead of us on this one. In nature, almost all “waste” from one Read more…


As you know, population is straining our natural resources a lot. There are only a few resources left for our future generation, some of which are facing extinction. If you want to give your children the same standard of living Read more…


Mexico City has announced plans to close one of the world’s largest open-air garbage dumps as part of an initiative to convert more of the city’s waste into reusable materials or energy. By the end of the year, garbage trucks Read more…


Use recycled materials to create a musical keepsake for your loved one. It’s an old timey gift with a 21st century sound track! Looking for a DIY gift for your daughter or niece? This is the perfect project for an Read more…


Thanksgiving is almost here, and whether you eat Tofurkey or Turducken, we hope it’s warm, safe, and spent with friends and family! In celebration of the season, we decided to round up a few apps and other geeky tools that Read more…


European engineers have completed a 90-foot bridge over the River Tweed in Wales that is made completely from recycled plastic, the first thermoplastic bridge to be built outside the U.S. The bridge, which consists of 50 tons of recycled high-density Read more…


This is the third and final part of my blog on critical metals and cleantech (read Part 1 and Part 2). This one aims to give an overview of where the opportunities are presenting themselves and those that are leading Read more…


58 percent of all cans recycled last year in the U.S., But… Aluminum can recycling rates in the U.S. peaked at over 65 percent in 1994. At the time, the country was a world leader in the category. Times have Read more…


The new targets for collecting electronic waste backed by the European Parliament are set to cause some trouble with reluctant EU member states. Electronic waste is a number of different types of waste streams. It can include old computers, TV’s Read more…


Researchers at the University of Leeds and Durham University have solved a long-standing problem that could revolutionize the way new plastics are developed. The breakthrough will allow experts to create the perfect plastic with specific uses and properties by using Read more…

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