recycling

Levi’s Making It Easy to Donate Clothing This Holiday Season

This week Levi’s announced a partnership with Give Back Box in an effort to raise up to $50,000 for Goodwill. For every box…

Is America Recycles Day Obsolete?

For nearly 20 years, Americans have been coming together each November 15th to mark America Recycles Day. Today, recycling is such an integral…

First Solar Road Surpasses Expectations

Located in the Netherlands, SolaRoad is the first road of its kind to make a unique foray in pollution-free solar energy. In the…

Closing the Loop in Fast Fashion

Fast fashion (trendy, affordable pieces from the likes of H&M, Uniqlo and Zara) is often criticized for creating waste. But what if the…

It’s Time to Rethink Restaurant Food Waste

A whopping 49 million pounds of food is wasted per day in full-service restaurants in the United States, according to a 2005 University…

Our Connected, Mobile, Recycled and Green Future

As the number of connected devices we use continues to increase, it becomes increasingly critical to understand that we all have a role…

Your Questions About Refurbished Electronics Answered

How much do you know about refurbished electronics? Would you buy them? Would you sell your company's old equipment? Let's take a look…

Ford Turns to the Gecko to Solve Its Stickiest Recycling Problem

The automaker Ford Motor Co. is turning to biomimicry to solve a challenge that stands in the way of its recycling efforts. It's…

Sustainability’s Gold Mine: Grey-Water Recycling

Grey-water recycling systems have the ability to drastically alter the way we look at our water usage, so why are they not widely…

Common Roadblocks to Better E-Waste Recycling

Despite improvements in prioritizing the recycling of e-waste in recent years, we still aren't doing it enough. Here are a few of the…

In Defense of Recycling and Common Sense

In his New York Times opinion piece from Oct. 3, John Tierney marginalizes the environmental benefits of recycling and waste diversion when he…

New Perspectives for E-Waste Treatment in China

What happens with those million tons of e-waste after they have been discarded? Well, four options exist.

Dell Moves Even Closer to a Closed-Loop Supply Chain

Dell will revamp 35 product lines in order to increase the recycling of what have already been 4.2 million pounds of plastics annually.…

Closed Loop Fund Reveals First Recycling Investments, But Will There Be Impact?

The Closed Loop Fund announced the first three investments that it claims will increase recycling rates and reduce the annual $5 billion that…

Best Buy’s Electronics Recycling Freeriders

Best Buy is gambling that you'll stay and shop after you drop off used electronics. But is the big-box retailer covering all the…
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