A quest to make packaging Earth-friendly
Industrial engineer Paul Tasner creates biodegradable packaging that would offer the same quality as its plastic counterparts.
Rio goes gold, silver, bronze and green
Those watching the Opening Ceremony and viewing the Olympic Games see climate change as a major theme, from sustainable food to recycled medals.
Recycling old wind turbine blades could be the next business opportunity
Many in the renewable energy industry are looking to turn a potential landfill problem into a profitable recycling opportunity.
Malikca Cummings: Profiting from a better environment
Malikca Cummings, founder of an e-waste recycling company in the Caribbean, will be attending the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in California.
Lebanon takes out the trash
The streets of Beirut are finally getting cleared of the heaps of trash that have mounted ever since Lebanon’s largest landfill closed nearly a year ago.
Will silk replace plastic and prevent food waste?
About half of the produce grown for human consumption spoils. A silk protein could keep food from going to waste and reduce the need for plastics.
Solar pilot: ‘I flew over plastic waste as big as a...
During his solar-powered plane ride over the Pacific Ocean, pilot Bertrand Piccard saw a troubling scene: a mass of plastics polluting the water.
This unwanted stuff could have a second life
The U.S. Materials Marketplace is a new way to speed up adoption of a circular economy — where less is wasted and the environment is spared..
These firms go round in circles. That’s a good thing.
The circular economy is a way to use and give back to the environment at the same time — and stop global warming.