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States Can Quantify the Benefits of Climate-Friendly Transportation Options With RMI’s Smarter MODES Calculator

RMI’s Smarter Mobility Options for Decarbonization, Equity, and Safety (Smarter MODES) Calculator helps decision makers visualize the pollution reduction, cost cutting, and life-saving potential of expanded transportation choices that enable efficient, convenient, and car-free trips. State Departments of Transportation (DOTs) are positioned to significantly reduce transportation pollution, not just with their own … [continued]

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The ShAPE of Buildings to Come: Scrap Aluminum Transforms Recycling Life Cycle

Energy savings approaching 90 percent expected from employing entirely post-consumer aluminum to make high-grade building components The circular economy just closed the loop on scrap aluminum, thanks to a new patent-pending technology developed at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. That twisted aluminum mesh, those banged up bicycle … [continued]

20 Teams Win First Phase of Wind Turbine Materials Recycling Prize

 Winning Teams Submitted Creative Solutions To Boost U.S. Wind Energy Industry Sustainability Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced 20 winners of the first phase of the Wind Turbine Materials Recycling Prize. Administered by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the $5.1 million, two-phase competition was launched in July … [continued]

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State Bicycle’s New 6061 Black Label v3 Bike Offers Singlespeed & Fixie Fun For City…

With electric bikes popping up all over these days, it’s easy to forget the original clean and green micromobility option — a straight-up bicycle, or as Jo calls them, “acoustic” bicycles. I prefer the term ‘analog’ bicycle myself, but no matter what you call them, a traditional 2-wheeler with no … [continued]

US Officials Visit Li-Cycle’s Battery Recycling Plant in Arizona

The Importance Of Battery Recycling Lithium battery recycling is an essential process that plays a significant role in conserving resources, protecting the environment, and ensuring the sustainability of energy storage technologies. With the rapid growth of electric vehicles, portable electronics, and renewable energy systems, the demand for lithium-ion batteries has … [continued]