May 22nd, 2018 | by Nexus Media
Researchers have developed a process to separate fiberglass from resin. This was a task that had proved nearly impossible earlier — and the primary reason the two substances are nearly impossible to recycle. They must be separated to make them reusable. Scientists hope their research will be used to develop a “zero-waste” cell phone.
April 20th, 2018 | by Andrea Bertoli
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October 15th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
The finalists in the Global High Schools category shock me every year. They offer so much creativity, passion, and goodwill. This year, I was particularly surprised that the teacher from one of the winning schools is a long-time CleanTechnica reader!
August 8th, 2017 | by Derek Markham
Researchers at Rice University have developed a simple water filtration material so effective that a single gram of it can treat up to 83,000 liters of contaminated water, after which it can be washed with vinegar and reused.
November 11th, 2015 | by Derek Markham
This Saturday, residents of Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens can have their e-waste picked up for free and recycled responsibly, thanks [&hellip
November 27th, 2013 | by Susanna Schick
While millions of Americans are doing everything they can to get the latest electronics, billions of discarded devices lie waiting to become truly obsolete in dusty basements everywhere. Some are lucky enough to get donated to charities that resell them to people who can't afford the latest and greatest. But most, about 75% of the e-waste America generates, winds up in a landfill somewhere. The toxic metals then mix with the liquids and can easily find their way back into the water supply. Meanwhile, circuit boards in public toilets are stripped for their precious metals, while the majority of offshore electronics recycling is done with little regard for health and safety
September 3rd, 2013 | by Susanna Schick
While a bunch of rich white men are off in the desert getting their freak on, a few hundred women gathered in a Beverly Hills conference room to politely discuss how they're actually changing the world. The Women in Green Forum began in 2009, and now holds events in both Los Angeles and Washington DC. The 2013 Los Angeles speakers included game-changer Kabira Stokes, founder of Isidore Recycling. She may look like any model/actress/entrepreneur you'd meet in LA, but she's a lot smarter than most.
October 22nd, 2012 | by Nicholas Brown
The point of this article is to suggest ways in which you can reduce the environmental impact of your electronics [&hellip
October 15th, 2012 | by Charis Michelsen
American product evaluation method EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool) came under fire from the international environmental organization Greenpeace this week over some shenanigans involving Apple. Yes, of course, THAT Apple.
July 5th, 2011 | by Zornitza Hadjitodorova
The production of electrical and electronic equipment is one of the fastest growing manufacturing activities worldwide. The emergent market penetration in developing countries, turnover in the developed world, and high obsolescence rates make e-waste also one of the fastest growing waste streams globally
December 2nd, 2010 | by Tina Casey
Digital cameras have all but replaced film in everyday consumer use, so it’s hard to recall how entwined film cameras [&hellip
April 7th, 2010 | by Tina Casey
When it comes to the future of computing, why not skip the middleman? That’s the basic idea behind Skinput, a [&hellip
April 2nd, 2010 | by Tina Casey
Almost 50 years ago, Intel co-founder Gordon E. Moore came up with a little idea called Moore’s Law, which basically [&hellip
June 15th, 2009 | by Gavin Newsom
San Francisco created the “EcoFinder” iPhone App to help residents recycle and dispose of materials. The open data philosophy behind [&hellip
January 14th, 2009 | by Ariel Schwartz
It’s easy to think that solar panels can do no wrong— after all, they will help lead us out of [&hellip
December 22nd, 2008 | by Nick Douglas
If Dell’s VP of Communications is so critical of Apple’s green policies, a month after Apple bragged about their new [&hellip