Recycling

Business

Industry: Advanced recycling is a solution to plastic crisis

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The plastics industry says there is a way to help solve the crisis of plastic waste plaguing…

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Science

Bacteria and catalysts recycle waste plastic into useful chemicals

Double-whammy approach uses chemical catalysts to break down mixed plastic waste so bacteria can convert what’s left into desirable compounds…

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Tech

Recycled Battery Materials Can Work as Well as New Ones

The cathode is a marvel of molecular choreography. How much power a battery holds, and how long it lasts, depends…

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Automobile

Renault sets up recycling unit with $2.2B sales goal

PARIS — Renault is joining a growing field of automakers that are increasingly recycling car components to bring in more…

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Tech

US Cities Are Recycling Trees and Poop to Make Compost

And tree waste isn’t the only unwanted product that can be used to make this compost. Cities could also nourish…

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Tech

Climate Justice Is Possible—Just Look Beyond Technology

Work towards those kinds of alternative futures is already happening. “No community is waiting for people to save them,” said…

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Tech

How to Buy Ethical and Eco-Friendly Electronics

We all love shiny new electronics. But every new smartphone or laptop comes with baggage. Weighing climate dread, terrible conditions…

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United Kingdom

Scottish business warns recycling scheme will split UK drinks market

Scottish drinks makers have warned that a flagship recycling scheme, due to come in next year, threatens to fragment the…

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Europe

From South Africa to Mallorca the artist recycling metal to weld together magical sculptures

Daniel Brunner loves nothing more than working in the heat. Welding away in the current heatwave did not phase him…

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Business

California may add wine, liquor bottles to recycling program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California would add wine and distilled spirits containers to its struggling recycling program, while giving beverage dealers…

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